rhizina

1 of 2

noun (1)

rhi·​zi·​na
rə̇ˈzīnə,
-zēnə
variants or less commonly rhizine
ˈrīˌzīn,
-zᵊn
plural -s
rhizinous
rə̇ˈzīnəs
-ˈzēn;
ˈrīzᵊn-
adjective

Rhizina

2 of 2

noun (2)

Rhi·​zi·​na
rə̇ˈzīnə,
-zēnə
: a genus of ascomycetous fungi (family Pezizaceae) that form flat ascocarps with rootlike outgrowths

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

New Latin rhizina, from rhiz- + -ina -ine

Noun (2)

New Latin, from rhiz- + -ina

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“Rhizina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhizina. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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