toadstool

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Middle English tadde (toad), from Old English tadie, of unknown origin; + Middle English stole (stool), from Old English stol, from Proto-Germanic *stolaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sta-lo-, locative of Proto-Indo-European base *sta- (to stand).

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toadstool ‎(plural toadstools)

  1. Any inedible or poisonous mushroom, especially an agaric.

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