Petty morel
morel mor"el, n. [See {morelle}.] (Bot.) 1. Nightshade; -- so called from its blackish purple berries. [Written also {morelle}.] [1913 Webster]

2. A kind of cherry. See {Morello}. [1913 Webster]

{Great morel}, the deadly nightshade.

{Petty morel}, the black nightshade. See {Nightshade}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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