Definition of indusium in English:

indusium

Pronunciation /inˈd(y)o͞oZHēəm/ /ɪnˈd(j)uʒiəm/ /inˈd(y)o͞ozēəm/ /ɪnˈd(j)uziəm/

nounindusia

Botany
  • A thin membranous covering, especially a shield covering a sorus on a fern frond.

Origin

Early 18th century from Latin, literally ‘tunic’, from induere ‘put on, don’.

Pronunciation

indusium

/inˈd(y)o͞oZHēəm/ /ɪnˈd(j)uʒiəm/ /inˈd(y)o͞ozēəm/ /ɪnˈd(j)uziəm/