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DEATH ANGEL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does death angel mean? 

DEATH ANGEL (noun)
  The noun DEATH ANGEL has 1 sense:

1. extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base; differs from edible Agaricus only in its white gills

  Familiarity information: DEATH ANGEL used as a noun is very rare.


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DEATH ANGEL (noun)


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Meaning:

Extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base; differs from edible Agaricus only in its white gills

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

Amanita phalloides; death angel; death cap; death cup; destroying angel

Hypernyms ("death angel" is a kind of...):

agaric (a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside)

Holonyms ("death angel" is a member of...):

Amanita; genus Amanita (genus of widely distributed agarics that have white spores and are poisonous with few exceptions)


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