Epanthous Ep*an"thous, a. [Pref. ep- + Gr. 'a`nqos flower.] (Bot.) Growing upon flowers; -- said of certain species of fungi. [1913 Webster]

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  • epanthous — epanthous, a. Bot. (ɛˈpænθəs) [f. Gr. ἐπ(ί) + ἄνθ ος flower + ous.] Growing upon flowers, as certain fungi. In mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • ep|an|thous — «ehp AN thuhs», adjective. growing upon flowers: »an epanthous fungus. ╂[< ep + Greek ánthos flower + English ous] …   Useful english dictionary

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