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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A genus of chiefly small white-spored mushrooms, including the Marasmius oreades, the mushroon that grow in a fairy ring.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large genus of agaricinous fungi, having a tough leathery pileus, which dries up with drought and is revived again on the application of water.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. chiefly small mushrooms with white spores

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