telium

noun
te·​li·​um | \ ˈtē-lē-əm How to pronounce telium (audio) \
plural telia\ ˈtē-​lē-​ə How to pronounce telium (audio) \

Definition of telium

: a teliospore-producing sorus or pustule on the host plant of a rust fungus

Other Words from telium

telial \ ˈtē-​lē-​əl How to pronounce telium (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of telium

circa 1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for telium

New Latin, from Greek teleios complete

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The first known use of telium was circa 1905

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Teliosporeae

telium

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“Telium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/telium. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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