caeoma

noun cae·o·ma \sēˈōmə, kī-\

Definition of caeoma

  1. 1 capitalized :  a form genus of rust fungi that produce an aecium having no peridium

  2. 2 plural -s :  an aecium without a peridium

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Origin and Etymology of caeoma

New Latin, irregular from Greek kaiein to burn; from its fiery red color — more at caustic


First Known Use: 1832


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