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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His last name has been translated as toadstool, bitchy and pagan, but there is no denying the significance of the museum’s religious treasures.
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TOADSTOOL Defined for English Language Learners
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
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Definition of toadstool for Students
: a mushroom especially when poisonous or unfit for food
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