aethalium

noun
ae·tha·lium | \ē-ˈthā-lē-əm, -ˈthāl-yəm\
plural aethalia\ē-ˈthā-lē-ə, -ˈthāl-yə \

Definition of aethalium 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a sessile flat encrusted fruiting body in several genera of the slime molds (class Myxomycetes) formed by the fusion of many plasmodia

Aethalium

Ae·tha·lium | \ē-ˈthā-lē-əm, -ˈthāl-yəm\

Definition of Aethalium (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of fuligo

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First Known Use of aethalium

Noun

1871, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aethalium

Noun

New Latin, from Greek aithalos thick smoke, soot (from aithein to burn) + New Latin -ium

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Aethelberht

aetheling

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