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



BrE BrE//bəˈliːtəs//
; NAmE NAmE//bəˈliːtəs//
(also bolete
BrE BrE//bəˈliːt//
; NAmE NAmE//bəˈliːt//
[countable, uncountable]
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a mushroom with small round holes under the top part. Some types of boletus can be eaten. Word Originfrom Latin, from Greek bōlitēs, perhaps from bōlos ‘lump’.