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mush·room

mushroom

 
pronunciation:
muhsh rum
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part of speech: noun
definition: a kind of fungus with a stem and a cap. Some mushrooms can be eaten as a vegetable and others are poisonous.
 
similar words:
fungus
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derivation: mushroomlike (adj.)
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  food, fungus