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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various ill-smelling brown-capped fungi of the order Phallales.

Usage examples (26)
  • The foul smell of the stinkhorn attracts insects that carry the spores away on their feet
  • "stinkhorn," extremely common in some districts of England, and obtruding on the notice of every one from its detestable odour.
  • It has an abominably disgusting odour, and is therefore named the "lattice stinkhorn."
  • These were full of the last of the foxgloves and the sickly, overpowering waft of the mysterious stinkhorn fungus. for more
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