alphitomorphous

adjective al·phito·mor·phous \al¦fitə¦mȯfəs, ¦alfə(ˌ)tō¦-\

Definition of alphitomorphous

  1. :  resembling barley meal —used of certain parasitic fungi

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Origin and Etymology of alphitomorphous

probably from French alphitomorphe, from Greek alphiton barley meal + French -morphe -morphous


First Known Use: circa 1879


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