bolete

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noun bo·lete \bō-ˈlēt\

Definition of bolete

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

Origin and Etymology of bolete

New Latin Boletus


First Known Use: circa 1821

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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