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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A circle of mushrooms in a grassy area, marking the periphery of perennial underground mycelial growth.

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  • n. A ring of fungi marking the periphery of the perennial underground growth of the mycelium.
  • n. A mythical place where fairies are thought to congregate in a ring.

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

  • n. a ring of fungi marking the periphery of the perennial underground growth of the mycelium

Etymologies

From the belief that it is a dancing place for fairies.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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