Smut

A group of Basidiomycete fungi (order Ustilaginales) with sooty spore masses.

Smut

• (v. t.) Bad, soft coal, containing much earthy matter, found in the immediate locality of faults. • (v. i.) To gather smut; to be converted into smut; to become smutted. • (v. t.) To stain or mark with smut; to blacken with coal, soot, or other dirty substance. • (v. t.) Foul matter, like soot or coal dust; also, a spot or soi...
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Smut

(1) Any spot found on a white coat including on the white portion of Himalayan marked breeds and varieties. (2) The nose marking on Himalayan breeds and varieties also known as nose smut. (3) An undesirable dark top color on wide band varieties giving a sooty or dusty appearance
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smut

1. Foul matter, like soot or coal dust; also, a spot or soil made by such matter. ... 2. <chemical> Bad, soft coal, containing much earthy matter, found in the immediate locality of faults. ... 3. <botany> An affection of cereal grains producing a swelling which is at length resolved into a powdery sooty mass. It is caused by parasitic ...
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smut

smut fungus noun any fungus of the order Ustilaginales
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Smut

[fungus] The smuts are multicellular fungi, that are characterized by their large numbers of teliospores. The smuts get their name from a Germanic word for dirt because of their dark, thick-walled and dust-like teliospores. They are mostly Ustilaginomycetes (of the class Teliomycetae, subphylum Basidiomycota) and can cause plant disease. Th...
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Smut

Smut intransitive verb 1. To gather smut; to be converted into smut; to become smutted. Mortimer. 2. To give off smut; to crock.
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Smut

Smut noun [ Akin to Swedish smuts , Danish smuds , Middle High German smuz , German schmutz , Dutch smet a spot or stain, smoddig , smodsig , smodderig , dirty, smodderen to smut; and probably to English smite . See Smite
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Smut

Smut transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Smutted ; present participle & verbal noun Smutting .] 1. To stain or mark with smut; to blacken with coal, soot, or other dirty substance. 2. To taint with mildew, as gr...
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smut

Any of a number of plant diseases caused by the smut fungi (Ustilaginales); characterized by masses of dark, powdery, and sometimes odorous spores (e.g., stinking smut of wheat, common smut of maize).
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Smut

Black feathers that are uncharacteristic for the breed, such as black body feathers in a Rhode Island Red.
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smut

disease of cereals, corn (maize), grasses, onion, and sorghum, caused by many species of fungi. It is characterized by resting bodies (spores) that ... [2 related articles]
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smut

In botany, any of a group of parasitic fungi (see fungus) that infect flowering plants, particularly cereal grasses. (Order Ustilaginales.)
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Smut

Smut (Ustilago) is a genus of zygomycetous fungi parasitic upon herbs and grasses. Several species of the genus are pests upon cultivated cereals, producing the conditions known as 'smut', 'black-ball' and 'chimney-sweeper'. The mycelial threads run between the cells of the deeper tissues and break through to the surface, where they produce their m...
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smut

smut, name for an order of parasitic fungi (Ustilaginales) and the various diseases of plants caused by them. Smuts produce sootlike masses of spores on the host. The spore masses may break up into a dustlike powder readily scattered by wind (loose smuts) or remain more or less covered by a smooth m...
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smut

Type: Term Pronunciation: smŭt Definitions: 1. A fungal disease of cereal grains caused by species of Ustilago and characterized by dark brown or black masses of spores on the plants; corn smut (U. maydis); loose smut of wheat (U. nuda)
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smut

[n] - destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores 2. [n] - any fungus of the order Ustilaginales 3. [v] - stain with a dirty substance, such as soot 4. [v] - become affected with smut, as of corn 5. [v] - affect with smut or mildew, as of a crop such a...
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