Morchella

noun Mor·chel·la \mȯ(r)ˈkelə\

Definition of Morchella

  1. :  a genus of edible fungi (family Helvellaceae) having an irregularly folded and pitted apothecium grown around the upper part of the stalk — see morel

morchelloid

\-eˌlȯid\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of morchella

New Latin, from German morchel morel, from Old High German morhila — more at morel


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