morel

noun mo·rel \ mə-ˈrel , mȯ- \
|Updated on: 14 Jun 2018

Definition of morel

: any of several edible fungi (genus Morchella, especially M. esculenta) having a conical cap with a highly pitted surface called also morel mushroom

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Origin and Etymology of morel

French morille, probably from Vulgar Latin *mauricula, from maurus brown, from Latin Maurus inhabitant of Mauretania


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