Toadstool vs Toad - What's the difference?

toadstool | toad | Derived terms |

Toadstool is a derived term of toad.


As nouns the difference between toadstool and toad

is that toadstool is any inedible or poisonous mushroom, especially an agaric while toad is an amphibian similar to a frog with bigger back legs and more ragged skin.

toadstool

English

Noun

  • Any inedible or poisonous mushroom, especially an agaric.
  • See also

    * fungus / fungi * mushroom

    toad

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An amphibian similar to a frog with shorter back legs and a drier, more ragged skin.
  • A very unpleasant man.
  • Derived terms

    * cane toad * frog and toad * toadfish * toad-in-the-hole * toadlike * toadstool * toady

    See also

    * amphibian * frog * frosh/frosk * * tadpole

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