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stinkhorn (n.)

type of foul-smelling fungus, 1724, from stink + horn (n.), for its shape.

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Definitions of stinkhorn

stinkhorn (n.)
any of various ill-smelling brown-capped fungi of the order Phallales;
the foul smell of the stinkhorn attracts insects that carry the spores away on their feet
Synonyms: carrion fungus
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