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Definition of the noun agaric

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noun - plural: agarics

  1. fungus used in the preparation of punk for fuses
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • scientific name: Fomes igniarius
    • more generic word: fungus = an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter
    • member of: Fomes / genus Fomes = genus of bracket fungi forming corky or woody perennial shelflike sporophores often of large size
  2. a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside

Alternative definition of the noun agaric

noun

  1. Any of various fungi of the family Agaricaceae, having umbrella-like caps with numerous gills beneath.
  2. The dried mushroom used in medicine.

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Agaric is a musical artist.

Phrases with Agaric

  1. fly agaric
  2. royal agaric
  3. oyster agaric
  4. caesar's agaric
  5. olive-tree agaric

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Google previewA New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1763)

Agaric is a fungus, of an irregular figure, three or four inches...

Google previewThe Cyclopædia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

Agaric is an ingredient in the tberiaca Andromac/Ji, where it is admitted in quality of a Cordial: though its cardiac virtue is...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature. - London, Longman, Hurst (usw.) 1819-20 (1819)

by Abraham Rees

Agaric is an ingredient in the 'beriaca Andromacbi, where it is admitted in quality of a cordial: though its cardiac virtue is excepted 'to as much as its purgative. Agaric was...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge (1809)

by William Nicholson

Agaric is an excrescence found upon the trunks and large branches of several trees, but chiefly upon the larch, and some oaks. It is of two sorts, the male and female ; the former is yellow, hard, and woody, and used for dying black; the latter is ...

Google previewEnglish physician (1794)

by Nicholas Culpeper

It is called larix both in Greek and L*tin; and also agaricum, and ogaricus; the agaric is an excrescence, or kind os mushroom, that groweth on this tree, being within white, soft, and spongy, like a mushroom ...

Google previewScience and the Detective (2008)

Selected Reading in Forensic Science by Brian H. Kaye

Kate Charlesworth comments that the mushroom fly agaric is the presumed source of a hallucinogenic drug called soma.

Google previewPhraseology (2008)

Thousands of Bizarre Origins, Unexpected Connections, and Fascinating Facts about English's Best Expressions by Barbara Ann Kipfer

that comes out of a stove or a furnace fly agaric is a mushroom with a narcotic juice which, in sufficient quantities, is poisonous ...

Google previewA Botanical Dictionary (1805)

Or, Elements of Systematic and Philosophical Botany by Colin Milne

Agaric is an excrescence found upon the trunks and large branches of several trees, but chiefly upon the larch, and some oaksi It is of two sorts, the male and female; the former is yellow, hard and woody, and used for dying black; the latter is ...

Google previewA Botanical Dictionary: Or, Elements of Systematic and Philosophical Botany ... The Second Edition, with Many Additions, and Illustrative Plates (1805)

by Colin MILNE

Agaric is an excrescence found upon the trunks and large branches of several trees, 'but chiesly upon the larch, and some oalu. It is of two sorts, the male and female; the former is yellow, hard and woody, and used for dyin black; the latter is ...

Google previewPrinciples of Life (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An agaric is a type of fungal fruiting body characterized by the presence of a pileus that is clearly differentiated ...

Google previewMushroom (2011)

by Nicholas P. Money

The fly agaric is a dangerous thing: “But the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest you die.” But it is also a temptation offered by the Devil: “And the serpent said unto ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. E - I by William Nicholson

Agaric is an excrescence found upon the trunks and large branches of several trees, but chiefly upon the larch, and some oaks. It is of two sorts, the male and female ; the former is yellow, hard, and woody, and used for dying black; the latter ...

Google previewLlewellyn's Complete Book of Names for Pagans, Wiccans, Witches, Druids, Heathens, Mages, Shamans & Independent Thinkers of All Sorts who are Curious about Names from Every Place and Every Time (2011)

by K. M. Sheard

Agaric ♂ Fly Agaric is the well-known, poisonous, redspotted toadstool of folklore. An old name for it was the pixie's seat mushroom, and it is commonly called the spotted toadstool. Ruled by Mercury and Air, ...

Google previewLexicon Technicum: Or, An Universal English Dictionary Of Arts And Sciences (1725)

Explaining Not Only the Terms of Art, But the Arts Themselves by John Harris

Thus Agaric is a Fungus Árboreus, because it always grows on the Larix. But the Fungus Pulverulentus is Terrestrial, ...

Google previewComparative Chukotko-Kamchatkan Dictionary (2005)

by Michael Fortescue

“fly agaric' [cf. perhaps peron( a); ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

agaric agent agaric.1: a common name applied to mushrooms that bear gills on the undersurface of the cap. agaricoid. resembling...

Google previewThe Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Magical Plants, Revised (2013)

A Practical Guide to Creating Healing, Protection, and Prosperity using Plants, Herbs, and Flowers by Susan Gregg

Amanita muscaria Enriches your life and your dreams □ agaric will: Increase fertility, Enhance your dreams, Deepen your connection with the Divine, Attract gnomes and fairies □ the plant: This small mushroom is frequently used as an ...

Google previewA Pentaglot Dictionary of the Terms Employed in Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology... (1845)

by Shirley Palmer

agaric, mushroom : a genus fa Botany (Cryptogamia, fungi), originally comprehending a great number of species ; which have since been distributed, into several distinct genera. Some of the plants belonging to this group, are edible; many, ...

Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

Agaric. Mod. Tax. (1986) 177. White oyster mushroom; G. WeiBer Austemseitling. The popular names are confused with the names for Pleurotus ostreatus. (Popular names often do not differentiate ...

Google previewA New Medical Dictionary (1817)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Physiology ... and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine by Robert Hooper

A name of the agallochum or aromatic aloe* Agaric. See Agaricut. Agauacoides. A species of agaricus or fungus. AGABICUS.

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Scrabble value of A1G2A1R1I1C3

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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