EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain; perhaps from Scots fung (to fling, throw).

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NounEdit

fungo (plural fungoes)

  1. (baseball) A fielding practice drill where a person hits fly balls intended to be caught.
    The fielding coach played fungo with the outfielders to warm them up.
    • 2007 January 25, Murray Chass, “Yanks Hope to Get a Jump in China”, in New York Times[1]:
      Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter aren’t going to China to [] hit fungoes to wide-eyed Chinese kids.
  2. (baseball, informal) A fungo bat.
    He is so strong he could hit it out of the park with a fungo.

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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fungus (mushroom).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fungo (accusative singular fungon, plural fungoj, accusative plural fungojn)

  1. fungus

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InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

fungo (plural fungos)

  1. fungus

ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin fungus.

NounEdit

fungo m (plural funghi)

  1. mushroom, fungus, toadstool

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VerbEdit

fungo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of fungere

LatinEdit

NounEdit

fungō

  1. dative singular of fungus
  2. ablative singular of fungus

PortugueseEdit

 fungo on Portuguese Wikipedia
 
fungos

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin fungus, originally sfungus.

NounEdit

fungo m (plural fungos)

  1. fungus
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

fungo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of fungar

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From -funga.

NounEdit

fungo (ma class, plural mafungo)

  1. (Islam) period of fasting
  2. (finance) bond