toadstool

noun toad·stool \ ˈtōd-ˌstül \
|Updated on: 21 Jun 2018

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

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TOADSTOOL Defined for English Language Learners

toadstool

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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