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Definition of "fungous" [fun•gous]

  • Variant of fungal. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fungous" in a sentence
  • "Swells fungous from the rotten bough, grey mother of Pieria!"
  • "I shall sing a Song of the Sword, too, should the sword "thrust through the fatuous, thrust through the fungous brood.""
  • "Baillie described cancers of the lung (“as large as an orange”), stomach (“a fungous appearance”), and the testicles (“a foul deep ulcer”) and provided vivid engravings of these tumors."