Definition of pyrenomycetous in English:

pyrenomycetous

adjective

Mycology
  • Of or belonging to the former class Pyrenomycetes of fungi; of, relating to, or of the nature of a pyrenomycete.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

pyrenomycetous

/pʌɪˌriːnə(ʊ)mʌɪˈsiːtəs//pʌɪˌrɛnə(ʊ)mʌɪˈsiːtəs/