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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Fleshy body of any of numerous edible fungi; A large cloud of rubble and dust rising into the sky after an explosion (especially of a nuclear bomb);

Usage examples (37)
  • Each tin mushroom is numbered and represents one mushroom left in reality.
  • The fruiting body of this fungus, what we call the mushroom, is a much more modest 1 to 4 inches by 2 to 6 inches in size.
  • Salsify root and mushroom is a match made in heaven
  • In fact, a certain mushroom concoction comes to mind. for more
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