noun Hemi·leia

Definition of Hemileia

  1. :  a genus of rusts (order Uredinales) producing both urediospores and teliospores from a compound spore-bearing stalk

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Origin and Etymology of hemileia

New Latin, from 1hemi- + -leia (from Greek leios smooth, flat); from the shape of the spores — more at lime

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