blewit

or blu·ette, blew·its, blew·itt

[bloo-it]

Origin of blewit

1820–30; probably blue + -et
Also called blue-leg.
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British Dictionary definitions for blewits

blewits

noun
  1. (functioning as singular) an edible saprotroph agaricaceous fungus, Tricholoma saevum, having a pale brown cap and bluish stalk

Word Origin for blewits

C19: probably based on blue
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