Definition of agaric noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

agaric

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BrE BrE//ˈæɡərɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæɡərɪk//
 
; BrE BrE//əˈɡɑːrɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈɡɑːrɪk//
 
 
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a type of fungus with a large top, that looks like a mushroom Word Origin late Middle English (originally denoting various bracket fungi with medicinal or other uses): from Latin agaricum, from Greek agarikon ‘tree fungus’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: agaric

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