Synonyms for ergot
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- 1. ergot, plant disease
- usage: a plant disease caused by the ergot fungus
- 2. ergot, Claviceps purpurea, fungus
- usage: 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
See also: ergot (Dictionary)