caeoma

noun

cae·​o·​ma
sēˈōmə,
kī-
1
capitalized : a form genus of rust fungi that produce an aecium having no peridium
2
plural -s : an aecium without a peridium

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, irregular from Greek kaiein to burn; from its fiery red color

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of caeoma was in 1832

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“Caeoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caeoma. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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