Definition of Death cap

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

Exact synonyms: Amanita Phalloides, Death Angel, Death Cup, Destroying Angel
Generic synonyms: Agaric
Group relationships: Amanita, Genus Amanita

Definition of Death cap

1. Noun. A common name for the deadly poisonous mushroom of the genus ''Amanita''. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Death Cap

death-watch beetle
death-watch beetles
death adder
death angel
death angels
death bed
death bell
death benefit
death by PowerPoint
death by chocolate
death by cop
death by spellcheck
death camas
death camp
death camps
death cap (current term)
death caps
death certificates
death chair
death chamber
death clock
death clocks
death cup
death duty
death erection
death erections
death factor
death factors
death futures

Literary usage of Death cap

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects and Doctrines: Being by William Smith, Henry Wace (1882)
"If they repent, they nre to be admitted to "the grace of reconciliation" at death. Cap. iv. forbids the violation of betrothal vows (" conjugal« ..."

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