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From French morille. Compare Old High German morhila, Old High German morha (carrot), German Morchel. See more (a root).


moril (plural morils)

  1. An edible fungus; the morel.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for moril in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)