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Basidiomycetes
Basidiomycetes Ba*sid`i*o*my*ce"tes, n. pl. [NL., fr. NL. & E. basidium + Gr. ?, ?, fungus.] (Bot.) A large subdivision of fungi co["o]rdinate with the Ascomycetes, characterized by having the spores borne on a basidium. It embraces those fungi best known to the public, such as mushrooms, toadstools, etc.
Basidiomycetes
Fungi Fun"gi, n. pl. (Bot.) A group of thallophytic plants of low organization, destitute of chlorophyll, in which reproduction is mainly accomplished by means of asexual spores, which are produced in a great variety of ways, though sexual reproduction is known to occur in certain Phycomycetes, or so-called algal fungi. Note: The Fungi appear to have originated by degeneration from various alg[ae], losing their chlorophyll on assuming a parasitic or saprophytic life. By some they are divided into the subclasses Phycomycetes, the lower or algal fungi; the Mesomycetes, or intermediate fungi; and the Mycomycetes, or the higher fungi; by others into the Phycomycetes; the Ascomycetes, or sac-spore fungi; and the Basidiomycetes, or basidial-spore fungi.
Bromidiom
Bromidiom Bro*mid"i*om, n. [Bromide + idiom.] A conventional comment or saying, such as those characteristic of bromides. [Slang]
Hypidiomorphic
Hypidiomorphic Hy*pid`i*o*mor"phic, a. [Pref. hypo- + idiomorphic.] (Crystallog.) Partly idiomorphic; -- said of rock a portion only of whose constituents have a distinct crystalline form. -- Hy*pid`i*o*mor"phic*al*ly, adv.
Hypidiomorphically
Hypidiomorphic Hy*pid`i*o*mor"phic, a. [Pref. hypo- + idiomorphic.] (Crystallog.) Partly idiomorphic; -- said of rock a portion only of whose constituents have a distinct crystalline form. -- Hy*pid`i*o*mor"phic*al*ly, adv.
Idiomatic
Idiomatic Id`i*o*mat"ic, Idiomatical Id`i*o*mat"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to, or conforming to, the mode of expression peculiar to a language; as, an idiomatic meaning; an idiomatic phrase. -- Id`i*o*mat"ic*al*ly, adv.
Idiomatical
Idiomatic Id`i*o*mat"ic, Idiomatical Id`i*o*mat"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to, or conforming to, the mode of expression peculiar to a language; as, an idiomatic meaning; an idiomatic phrase. -- Id`i*o*mat"ic*al*ly, adv.
Idiomatically
Idiomatic Id`i*o*mat"ic, Idiomatical Id`i*o*mat"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to, or conforming to, the mode of expression peculiar to a language; as, an idiomatic meaning; an idiomatic phrase. -- Id`i*o*mat"ic*al*ly, adv.
Idiomorphic
Idiomorphic Id`i*o*morph"ic, a. Idiomorphous.
Idiomorphous
Idiomorphous Id`i*o*morph"ous, a. [Gr. ? of peculiar form; ? peculiar + ? form.] 1. Having a form of its own. 2. (Crystallog.) Apperaing in distinct crystals; -- said of the mineral constituents of a rock.
Idiomuscular
Idiomuscular Id`i*o*mus"cu*lar, a. [Idio- + muscular.] (Physiol.) Applied to a semipermanent contraction of a muscle, produced by a mechanical irritant.
Panidiomorphic
Panidiomorphic Pan*id`i*o*mor"phic, a. [Pan- + idiomorphic.] (Geol.) Having a completely idiomorphic structure; -- said of certain rocks.

Meaning of Idiom from wikipedia

- An idiom is a phrase or an expression that has a figurative, or sometimes literal, meaning. Categorized as for****c language, an idiom's figurative meaning...
- An idiom is a common word or phrase with a culturally understood meaning that differs from what its composite words' denotations would suggest; i.e. the...
- Get a life is an idiom and catch phrase that has gained international usage. It is intended as a taunt, to indicate that the person being so addressed...
- (1981) gives the full phrase as "Drawing a red herring across the path", an idiom meaning "to divert attention from the main question by some side issue";...
- An idiom is an expression with a figurative meaning. Idiom may also refer to: Idiom (language structure), the realized structure of a language, as opposed...
- They are often referred to as Chinese idioms or four-character idioms; however, they are not the only idioms in Chinese. Chéngyǔ are mostly derived from...
- A blessing in disguise is an English language idiom referring to the idea that something that appears to be a misfortune can have unexpected benefits...
- Idiom is the syntactical, grammatical, or structural form peculiar to a language. Idiom is the realized structure of a language, as opposed to possible...
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- in" is an American idiomatic expression, taken from the original English idiom "to put in my two-penny worth" or "my two cents". It is used to preface...
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