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agaric (n.)

1530s, an herbalists' name for a wide range of fungi, from Latinized form of Greek agarikon, name of a corky tree-fungus used as tinder, said by ancient sources to be from Agari in Sarmatia.

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Definitions of agaric

agaric (n.)
fungus used in the preparation of punk for fuses;
Synonyms: Fomes igniarius
agaric (n.)
a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside;
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