Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A large genus of ascomycetous fungi, having the perithecium labiate, the border entire, and the asci elongated. They grow on decayed wood, branches, leaves, etc.

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  • People just fall and die even as the stray bullets of this new hysterium hit them all too predictably.

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  • Within these uneven equations, the blog-sphere has given the blogger an opportunity to revel in her / his endless choreography of the self getting increasingly steeped in the mild hysterium of our barren epochs of 9\% growth rate.

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