Definition of discomycetous in English:

discomycetous

adjective

Botany
  • Of or relating to the (former) order or class Discomycetes of fungi; resembling fungi of this group, especially in possessing a discocarp; (of lichens) having a fungal component of this group.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Arthur Henfrey (d. 1859), botanist. From scientific Latin Discomycetes + -ous.

Pronunciation

discomycetous

/ˌdɪskə(ʊ)ˌmʌɪˈsiːtəs/