What does basidium mean?

basidium in AZ Dictionary

(n) A small, specific club-shaped structure typically bearing four basidiospores at the recommendations of minute projections. The basidium is unique to basidiomycetes and distinguishes them from other types of fungi.
(n) a tiny framework, formed like a club, found in the Basidiomycota division of fungi, that holds four spores at the tips of little projections.
(n) A special oblong or pyriform mobile, with slender limbs, which bears the spores for the reason that division of fungi called Basidiomycetes, which the typical mushroom is a good example.

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