myxomycete

noun
myxo·my·cete | \ˌmik-sō-ˈmī-ˌsēt, ˌmik-sō-(ˌ)mī-ˈ\

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First Known Use of myxomycete

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for myxomycete

back-formation from the New Latin taxon Myxomycetes, designating slime molds, from myxo- myxo- + -mycetes, borrowed from Greek mýkētes, plural of mýkēs "mushroom, fungus" — more at myc-

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myxomycete

noun
myxo·my·cete | \ˌmik-sō-ˈmī-ˌsēt, ˌmik-sō-(ˌ)mī-ˈ \

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