noun Hy·me·no·chae·te \-ˈkēt(ˌ)ē\

Definition of Hymenochaete

  1. :  a genus of fungi (family Thelephoraceae) having a corky or leathery sporophore and a hymenium which appears downy because of the many simple cystidia projecting from it — see brown root disease

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Origin and Etymology of hymenochaete

New Latin from hymen- + Greek chaitē long flowing hair — more at chaeta

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to cast off or become cast off

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