Definition of Morel

1. Noun. Any of various edible mushrooms of the genus Morchella having a brownish spongelike cap.


Definition of Morel

1. n. An edible fungus (Morchella esculenta), the upper part of which is covered with a reticulated and pitted hymenium. It is used as food, and for flavoring sauces.

2. n. Nightshade; -- so called from its blackish purple berries.

Definition of Morel

1. Noun. Any of several edible mushrooms (fungi) in the genus ''Morchella'', especially the common morel or yellow morel, ''Morchella esculenta'', the upper part of which is covered with a reticulated and pitted hymenium. ¹

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Definition of Morel

1. an edible mushroom [n -S]

Medical Definition of Morel

1. An edible fungus (Morchella esculenta), the upper part of which is covered with a reticulated and pitted hymenium. It is used as food, and for flavoring sauces. Alternative forms: moril. See: Moril. 1. Nightshade; so called from its blackish purple berries. Alternative forms: morelle. 2. A kind of cherry. See Morello. Great morel, the deadly nightshade. Petty morel, the black nightshade. See Nightshade. See: Morelle. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Morel

more haste, less speed
more like
more like it
more often than not
more or less
more power to your elbow
more so
more than
more than one can poke a stick at
more than one can shake a stick at
more than you can shake a stick at
moreen
moreens
morefold
moreish
morel (current term)
moreland
morelands
morelle
morelles
morello
morellos
morels
morendo
moreness
morenesses
morenosite
moreover
morepork
moreporks

Literary usage of Morel

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1. Sons and Lovers by David Herbert Lawrence (1922)
"The last child was also a boy, fair and bonny. morel was sorry when she knew she was with child, for economic reasons and because she did not love ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"Becoming offended with morel, he sold his five shares to Hilton, which gave the Hilton faction ... morel and his friends refused to recognize the sale from ..."

3. A View of the Early Parisian Greek Press: Including the Lives of the by William Parr Greswell (1833)
"OTHER GREEK PRINTERS FREDERIC morel JOANNES ... YOUNGER—MAMERT PATISSON—'ESTIENNE PROVOST CLAUDE morel — CAROLUS morel ,EGIDI(JS OR GILES morel 1561-1640. ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1876)
"The recent demise of Dr. morel furnishes a fit occasion for presenting to our ... Shortly after his graduation in 1839, morel became acquainted with the ..."

5. Life on the Stage: My Personal Experiences and Recollections by Clara Morris (1901)
"But I only mention " Madeline morel" because of a couple of small incidents connected with its production. First of all, let me say that I believe Mr. Daly, ..."

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