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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Polyporus igniarius (0.01137 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: Polyporus igniarius Touchwood \Touch"wood`\, n. [Probably for tachwood; OE. tache tinder (of uncertain origin) + wood.] [1913 Webster] 1. Wood so decayed as to serve for tinder; spunk, or punk. [1913 Webster] 2. Dried fungi used as tinder; especially, the Polyporus igniarius . [1913 Webster] Agaric \Ag"a*ric\ (?; 277), n. [L. agaricum, Gr. ?, said to be fr. Agara, a town in Sarmatia.] 1. (Bot.) A fungus of the genus Agaricus, of many species, of which the common mushroom is an example. [1913 Webster] 2. An old name for several species of Polyporus, corky fungi growing on decaying wood. [1913 Webster] Note: The “female agaric” (Polyporus officinalis) was renowned as a cathartic; the “male agaric” (Polyporus igniarius) is used for preparing touchwood, called punk or German tinder. [1913 Webster] Agaric mineral, a light, chalky deposit of carbonate of lime, sometimes called rock milk, formed in caverns or fissures of limestone. [1913 Webster]

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