destroying angel


destroying angel

noun

Definition of DESTROYING ANGEL

:  any of several very poisonous pure white amanita mushrooms (as Amanita verna or A. virosa) :  death cap

First Known Use of DESTROYING ANGEL

circa 1900

de·stroy·ing an·gel

noun \di-ˌstri(-i)ŋ-ˈān-jəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DESTROYING ANGEL

: any of several very poisonous pure white mushrooms of the genus Amanita (as A. verna, A. virosa, or A. ocreata); also : a death cap (A. phalloides) whether white or colored

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