noun bo·le·tus \bō-ˈlē-təs\
plural bo·le·tus or bo·le·ti\-ˈlē-ˌtī\

Definition of BOLETUS

:  any of a genus (Boletus) of boletes (as a porcini) some of which are poisonous and others edible

Origin of BOLETUS

New Latin, genus name, from Latin, mushroom
First Known Use: 1601

Rhymes with BOLETUS


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