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Synonyms for fungus
ˈfʌŋ gəs; ˈfʌn dʒaɪ, ˈfʌŋ gaɪfun·gus

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  1. fungusnoun

    Synonyms:
    mushroom, mold

  2. fungusnoun

    Any member of the kingdom Fungi; a eukaryotic organism typically having chitin cell walls but no chlorophyll or plastids. Fungi may be unicellular or multicellular.

    Synonyms:
    mushroom, mold

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fungusnoun

    an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fungusnoun

    Synonyms:
    spongy excrescence

  2. fungusnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Bot.) flowerless plant (as the mushroom, toadstool, &c.), cryptogamous plant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fungusnoun

    Synonyms:
    thallogen, thallophyte, granulation, proud flesh

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fungus":

    mushroom, fungal, fungi, mushrooms, mold, mould

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How to use fungus in a sentence?

  1. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche:

    Out of damp and gloomy days, out of solitude, out of loveless words directed at us, conclusions grow up in us like fungus one morning they are there, we know not how, and they gaze upon us, morose and gray. Woe to the thinker who is not the gardener but only the soil of the plants that grow in him

  2. Matthew Kasson.Read:

    When they fly around or walk on branches, they spread spores that way too, we call them flying saltshakers of death, because they basically spread the fungus the way salt would come out of a shaker that's tipped upside down.

  3. Chris Kilham:

    Toenail fungus responds rather brilliantly to tamanu oil, if you put the oil on the nail, it will get rid of the fungus.

  4. Matt Kasson:

    They still scare me when they fall down my shirt or walk up my neck but I can appreciate something that spends almost two decades underground for six weeks of bliss, with or without the fungus.

  5. Reporterthat Kloots:

    I think the plan today is to do a scan with ink to light up his lungs so that they can get a better picture of whats going on, they want to find out from this culture what the fungus is so that they can specifically give the right medication to attack that fungus.


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