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blewit

[bloo-it] /ˈblu ɪt/
noun
1.
an edible pale-bluish mushroom, Tricholoma personatum.
Also, bluette, blewits, blewitt.
Also called blue-leg.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; probably blue + -et
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blewits

/ˈbluːɪts/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) an edible saprotroph agaricaceous fungus, Tricholoma saevum, having a pale brown cap and bluish stalk
Word Origin
C19: probably based on blue
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