fungate etymology

English word fungate comes from English -ule ((rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.), English fungi- (Fungi (mushrooms, yeasts, and so on).)

Detailed word origin of fungate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ule English (eng) (rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.
fungi- English (eng) Fungi (mushrooms, yeasts, and so on).
fungate English (eng) (intransitive) To become like a fungus, as in appearance or in growth rate or pattern.

Words with the same origin as fungate

Descendants of -ule
dent dental dentist
Descendants of fungi-
fungicidal fungicide fungiform fungistatic fungitoxic