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death cap

noun

Definition of DEATH CAP

:  a very poisonous mushroom (Amanita phalloides) of deciduous woods of North America and Europe that varies in color from pure white to olive or yellow and has a prominent volva at the base —called also death cup
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First Known Use of DEATH CAP

1925
Medical Dictionary

death cap

noun

Medical Definition of DEATH CAP

:  a very poisonous mushroom of the genus Amanita (A. phalloides) of deciduous woods of North America and Europe that varies in color from pure white to olive or yellow and has a prominent volva at the base—called also death cup; see thioctic acid

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