Amanita

noun
genus of widely distributed agarics that have white spores and are poisonous with few exceptions
Syn: ↑genus Amanita
Hypernyms: ↑fungus genus
Hyponyms: ↑slime mushroom
Member Holonyms: ↑Agaricaceae, ↑family Agaricaceae
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˌaməˈnīd.ə, -ēd.ə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, probably from Greek amanitai (plural), a kind of fungus
: a genus of widely distributed white-spored agarics having an annulus and a volva that is separate from the pileus and with a few exceptions being poisonous

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/am'euh nuy"teuh, -nee"-/, n.
any agaricaceous fungus of the genus Amanita, comprised chiefly of poisonous species.
[1821; < NL < Gk amanîtai (pl.) kind of fungi]

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amanita /a-mə-nīˈtə/
noun
A mushroom of the Amanita genus, including the fly agaric (qv) and other poisonous kinds
ORIGIN: Gr amānītai (pl) a kind of fungus

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