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boletus


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boletus  \Bo*le"tus\,  n.  [L.  boletus,  Gr  ?.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  fungi  having  the  under  side  of  the  pileus  or  cap 
  composed  of  a  multitude  of  fine  separate  tubes.  A  few  are 
  edible,  and  others  very  poisonous. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Boletus 
  n  :  type  genus  of  Boletaceae;  genus  of  soft  early-decaying  pore 
  fungi;  some  poisonous  and  some  edible  [syn:  {Boletus},  {genus 
  Boletus}] 




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