ergot
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɜːɡət/
Noun

ergot

  1. Any fungus in the genus Claviceps which are parasitic on grasses.
  2. The sclerotium (wintering stage) of certain fungi in the genus Claviceps, appearing as a deformed grain in certain cereals and grasses infected by the fungi.
Translations
  • French: ergot
  • German: Mutterkornpilz
  • Portuguese: cravagem
  • Russian: спорынья́
  • Spanish: cornezuelo, tizón
Translations


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