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

Definition of rhizina

 (Entry 1 of 2)


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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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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“Rhizina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhizina. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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