Definition of mazaedium in English:

mazaedium

(also mazedium)

noun

Mycology
  • In certain ascomycete fungi (chiefly of the order Caliciales or family Onygenaceae): a powdery mass of free spores.

Origin

Late 19th century. From ancient Greek μᾶζα mass + classical Latin aedēs house + -ium.

Pronunciation

mazaedium

/məˈziːdɪəm//məˈzeɪdɪəm/