rhizina

noun (1)
rhi·zi·na | \ rə̇ˈzīnə , -zēnə \
variants: or less commonly rhizine \ˈrīˌzīn, -zᵊn \
plural -s

Definition of rhizina 

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Rhizina

noun (2)
Rhi·zi·na | \ rə̇ˈzīnə , -zēnə \

Definition of Rhizina (Entry 2 of 2)

: a genus of ascomycetous fungi (family Pezizaceae) that form flat ascocarps with rootlike outgrowths

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Other words from rhizina

Noun (1)

rhizinous \rə̇ˈzīnəs, -ˈzēn; ˈrīzᵊn- \ adjective

History and Etymology for rhizina

Noun (1)

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

Noun (2)

New Latin, from rhiz- + -ina

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