FungiaFun"gi*a\, n. [NL., fr. L. fungus mushroom: cf. F. fongie.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of simple, stony corals; -- so called because they are usually flat and circular, with radiating plates, like the gills of a mushroom. Some of them are eighteen inches in diameter.
|a genus comprising the usual mushroom corals|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|