myxomycete

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌmɪksəʊmaɪˈsiːt/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(mik′sō mīsēt, -mī sēt)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
myx•o•my•cete  (mik′sō mīsēt, -mī sēt),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Fungian organism of the phylum Myxomycota (or, in some classifications, the class Myxomycetes), comprising the slime molds.
  • Neo-Latin Myxomycetes; see myxo-, -mycete
  • 1875–80

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
myxomycete /ˌmɪksəʊmaɪˈsiːt/ n
  1. a slime mould, esp a slime mould of the phylum Myxomycota (division Myxomycetes in traditional classifications)
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