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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Ustilago type genus of the Ustilaginaceae; genus comprising the loose smuts
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ustilago A genus of parasitic fungi, the type of the order Ustilagineæ, causing, under the name of smut, some of the most destructive of the fungus-diseases of plants. The teleutospores are simple, produced in the interior of much-gelatinized swollen hyphæ, and when mature forming pulverulent, frequently ill smelling masses. See smut, 3, maize-smut, chimney-sweep, 3, bunt, colly-brand, collarbags, coal-brand.
    • n ustilago [lowercase] Smut. See smut, 3.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Ustilago us-ti-lā′gō a genus of parasitic fungi, causing smut
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