Definitions for toadstoolˈtoʊdˌstul

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  1. toadstool(noun)

    common name for an inedible or poisonous agaric (contrasting with the edible mushroom)


  1. toadstool(Noun)

    Any inedible or poisonous mushroom, especially an agaric.

  2. Origin: Middle English tadde (toad), from Old English tadie, of unknown origin; + Middle English stole (stool), from Old English stol, from Proto-Germanic *stolaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sta-lo-, locative of Proto-Indo-European base *sta- (to stand).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Toadstool(noun)

    a name given to many umbrella-shaped fungi, mostly of the genus Agaricus. The species are almost numberless. They grow on decaying organic matter

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