caeoma

noun cae·o·ma \ sēˈōmə , kī- \

Definition of caeoma

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


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