how to pronounce ergot


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ergot is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of ergot in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… certain fungi like rye ergot are known …”

meanings of ergot


  1. The sclerotium (wintering stage) of certain fungi in the genus Claviceps, appearing as a deformed grain in certain cereals and grasses infected by the fungi.
  2. Any fungus in the genus Claviceps which are parasitic on grasses.

ergot frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ergot occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics ergot can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ergot can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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