mushroom cap

Definition of mushroom cap

:the top part of a mushroom
  • a mushroom cap big enough to be stuffed

Word by Word Definitions

mushroom play
  1. : an enlarged complex aboveground fleshy fruiting body of a fungus (such as a basidiomycete) that consists typically of a stem bearing a pileus

  2. : fungus

  3. : upstart

  1. : to well up and spread out laterally from a central source

  2. : to become enlarged or extended : grow

  3. : to collect wild mushrooms

cap play
  1. : a head covering especially with a visor and no brim

  2. : a distinctive head covering emblematic of a position or office: such as

  3. : a cardinal's biretta

  1. : to provide or protect with a cap

  2. : to give a cap to as a symbol of honor, rank, or achievement

  3. : to form a cap over : crown

  1. : a small amount of an illegal or legally regulated drug

  1. : capitalization


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up mushroom cap? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to suppress quietly or indirectly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!