Definition of fungous in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈfʌŋgəs


  • Resembling, caused by, or having the nature of a fungus.
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    • Although less harmful to plants, sulfur is also less effective against many fungous diseases than Bordeaux, the universal fungicide which, unfortunately, tends to burn the foliage under certain environmental conditions.
    • Any of several fungous or viral diseases are characterized by yellow spotting on the leaves
    • Topical treatment of a fungous infection of the skin and nail is with miconazole nitrate cream.


late Middle English: from Latin fungosus, from fungus (see fungus).

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