Definition of Peziza

1. Noun. Type genus of the Pezizaceae: a variety of cup fungus.

Exact synonyms: Genus Peziza
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Pezizaceae, Pezizaceae
Member holonyms: Peziza Domicilina, Blood Cup, Fairy Cup, Peziza Coccinea



Definition of Peziza

1. n. A genus of fungi embracing a great number of species, some of which are remarkable for their regular cuplike form and deep colors.

Definition of Peziza

1. Noun. Any of the genus ''Peziza'' of saprophytic fungi. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Peziza

1. A genus of fungi embracing a great number of species, some of which are remarkable for their regular cuplike form and deep colours. Origin: NL, corrupt. From L. Pezica a sessile mushroom, fr. Gr, fr, a foot. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peziza

peyotisms
peyotist
peyotists
peyotl
peyotls
peyse
peysed
peyses
peysing
peytral
peytrals
peytrel
peytrels
pezant
pezants
peziza (current term)
pezizas
pezizoid
pezzottaite
pezzottaites
pf.
pfaff
pfaffed
pfaffing
pfaffs
pfannkuchen
pfaugh
pfeffernuss
pfeffernusse
pfennig

Literary usage of Peziza

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1. A Course of Practical Instruction in Botany by Frederick Orpen Bower (1891)
"473), observations should be made on some species of peziza. This is a very large genus, and the specific differences are somewhat difficult to master, ..."

2. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1851)
"Of these peziza is the most extensive genus, containing upwards of 300 species, of which 106 are natives of Great Britain. Some of these plants are very ..."

3. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"Mattirolo gives the following description of the mode in which the cup of peziza Sclerotiorum is formed out of the sclero- tium:— The sclerotium varies ..."

4. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"On burnt earth (Peter»), peziza Dill. peziza acetabulum L. Ala. Bull. ... Bull. 203, under Macropodia. On the ground (Peters). peziza ..."

5. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1869)
"This peziza, to judge from the figure in Greville's ' Scottish Cryptogamic Flora,' is closely related to P. vesiculosa, and might even be taken for a ..."

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