cornsmut
corn smut n.

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  • boil smut — noun a common smut attacking Indian corn causing greyish white swellings that rupture to expose a black spore mass • Syn: ↑Ustilago maydis • Hypernyms: ↑cornsmut, ↑corn smut • Member Holonyms: ↑Ustilago, ↑genus Ustilago * …   Useful english dictionary

  • corn smut — noun a smut fungus attacking Indian corn • Syn: ↑cornsmut • Hypernyms: ↑smut, ↑smut fungus • Hyponyms: ↑boil smut, ↑Ustilago maydis • Member Holon …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Ustilaginaceae — noun a fungus family of loose smuts • Syn: ↑Ustilaginaceae • Hypernyms: ↑fungus family • Member Holonyms: ↑Ustilaginales, ↑order Ustilaginales • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • smut fungus — noun any fungus of the order Ustilaginales • Syn: ↑smut • Derivationally related forms: ↑smut (for: ↑smut) • Hypernyms: ↑fungus • H …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ustilaginaceae — noun a fungus family of loose smuts • Syn: ↑family Ustilaginaceae • Hypernyms: ↑fungus family • Member Holonyms: ↑Ustilaginales, ↑order Ustilaginales • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ustilago maydis — noun a common smut attacking Indian corn causing greyish white swellings that rupture to expose a black spore mass • Syn: ↑boil smut • Hypernyms: ↑cornsmut, ↑corn smut • Member Holonyms: ↑Ustilago, ↑genus Ustilago …   Useful english dictionary

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