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English definition of “fungus”

fungus

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈfʌŋɡəs/ (plural fungi, funguses)
a type of plant without leaves and without green colouring that gets its food from other living or decaying things: This fungus attacks roses and causes black spots on their leaves.Bacteria, moulds, germs and viruses
(Definition of fungus from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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