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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 aga·ric /ˈægɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 aga·ric /ˈægərɪk, əˈgærɪk/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ag·a·ric n.
 1. Bot. A fungus of the genus Agaricus, of many species, of which the common mushroom is an example.
 2. An old name for several species of Polyporus, corky fungi growing on decaying wood.
 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.
 Agaric mineral, a light, chalky deposit of carbonate of lime, sometimes called rock milk, formed in caverns or fissures of limestone.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: fungus used in the preparation of punk for fuses [syn: Fomes
      2: a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an
         umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside