- any of several nightshades, especially the black nightshade.
Origin of morel2
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Historical Examples of morelle
But it was on the side of the Morelle that the destruction was most lamentable.
The Common Morelle seems under certain conditions to be poisonous.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
The part of the mill which dipped in the Morelle had the air of a barbaric arch stranded there.
It dipped partially in the Morelle, which rounded at that point into a transparent basin.
On the opposite bank of the Morelle lived a tall youth named Dominique Penquer.
- any edible saprotrophic ascomycetous fungus of the genus Morchella, in which the mushroom has a pitted cap: order Pezizales
Word Origin for morel
Word Origin and History for morelle
type of edible mushroom, 1670s, from French morille (16c.), of uncertain origin, apparently from Germanic; cf. Old High German morhilo (German Morchel), diminutive of morha "root of a tree or plant," from Proto-Germanic *murhon- (cf. Old English more, German möhre "carrot").