fungus
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Usage note
The plural of "fungus" can be "fungi" or "funguses."
fungus(
fuhng
-
gihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany)
a. el hongo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My uncle taught me to recognize all the species of fungi you can find in these woods.Mi tío me enseñó a identificar todas las especies de hongos que se encuentran en este bosque.
2. (mold)
a. el moho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The timbers were covered in fungus from dry rot.Las vigas estaban llenas de moho a causa de la putrefacción de la madera.
3. (medicine)
a. los hongos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The doctor prescribed the athlete a cream to prevent the growth of fungus on his feet.El médico le recetó al atleta una crema que impedirá que le crezcan hongos en los pies.
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fungus
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mushroom, toadstool)
a. el hongo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (on walls)
a. el hongos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(medicine)
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fungus [ˈfʌŋɡəs]
noun
fungi (plural) hongo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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