Mazaedium definition

mə-zēdē-əm
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A fruiting body of some lichens in which the spores lie freely in a powdery mass that is enclosed in a peridium.
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Origin of mazaedium

  • New Latin Greek maza lump mag- in Indo-European roots Latin aedēs house

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition