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ascomycetous


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ascomycetes  \As`co*my*ce"tes\,  n.  pl  [NL.;  ascus  +  Gr  ?,  ?, 
  fungus.]  (Bot.) 
  A  large  class  of  higher  fungi  distinguished  by  septate 
  hyph[ae],  and  by  having  their  spores  formed  in  asci,  or  spore 
  sacs.  It  comprises  many  orders  among  which  are  the  yeasts, 
  molds,  mildews,  truffles,  morels,  etc  --  {As`co*my*ce"tous}, 
  a. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ascomycetous 
  adj  :  related  to  or  characteristic  of  fungi  of  the  class 
  Ascomycetes 




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