bolete

noun
bo·​lete | \bō-ˈlēt \

Definition of bolete 

: any of a family (Boletaceae) of fleshy stalked pore fungi that usually grow on the ground in wooded areas especially : boletus

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Pick huckleberries on site for your breakfast pancakes, and hunt for dinner plate-sized king bolete (porcini) mushrooms for your stroganoff dinner. idahostatesman, "Camping with the stars: Sweet spots in Idaho and beyond," 24 May 2016

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First Known Use of bolete

circa 1821, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bolete

New Latin Boletus

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Dictionary Entries near bolete

bolero

Boletaceae

boletaceous

bolete

boletus

Boleyn

Bolger

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