μύκης

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from Proto-Indo-European *mew-k- (slip, slime). Cognates include Latin mucus.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

μῠ́κης (múkēsm (genitive μῠ́κητος); third declension

  1. A mushroom or other fungus.
  2. Any mushroom-shaped object.

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Translingual: Mycetozoa (taxonomic infraphylum)

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