Ergot - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɝːɡət|  American pronunciation of the word ergot
Brit.  |ˈəːɡɒt|  British pronunciation of the word ergot

noun

- a plant disease caused by the ergot fungus
- a fungus that infects various cereal plants forming compact black masses of branching filaments that replace many grains of the plant; source of medicinally important alkaloids and of lysergic acid
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