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stinkhorn

[stingk-hawrn]
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noun
  1. any of various rank-smelling, brown-capped mushrooms of the genus Phallus, especially P. impudicus.

Origin of stinkhorn

First recorded in 1715–25; stink + horn
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British Dictionary definitions for stinkhorn

stinkhorn

noun
  1. any of various basidiomycetous saprotrophic fungi of the genus Phallus, such as P. impudicus, having an offensive odour
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