toadstool

noun toad·stool \ -ˌstül \

Definition of toadstool

:a fungus having an umbrella-shaped pileus :mushroom; especially :a poisonous or inedible one as distinguished from an edible mushroom

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First Known Use of toadstool

14th century


TOADSTOOL Defined for English Language Learners

toadstool

noun

Definition of toadstool for English Language Learners

  • : a kind of fungus that is similar to a mushroom, that consists of a round cap on a short stem, and that is often poisonous


TOADSTOOL Defined for Kids

toadstool

noun toad·stool \ ˈtōd-ˌstül \

Definition of toadstool for Students

:a mushroom especially when poisonous or unfit for food

Medical Dictionary

toadstool

noun toad·stool \ -ˌstül \

medical Definition of toadstool

:a fungus having an umbrella-shaped pileus :mushroom; especially :a poisonous or inedible one as distinguished from an edible mushroom


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