noun Can·tha·rel·lus \ˈkan(t)thəˈreləs\

Definition of Cantharellus

  1. :  a genus of fungi (family Agaricaceae) distinguished from other white-spored agarics by the low ridgelike and sometimes forked gills of the pileus and including the chanterelle

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Origin and Etymology of cantharellus

New Latin, diminutive of Latin cantharus drinking vessel — more at cantharus

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