Meaning of TILLETIA in English


tə̇ˈlēsh(ē)ə noun

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin

: a genus (the type of the family Tilletiaceae) of smuts distinguished by single-celled chlamydospores that form a promycelium with a terminal tuft of sporidia — see bunt II; compare ustilago

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