• WordNet 3.6
    • n morel any of various edible mushrooms of the genus Morchella having a brownish spongelike cap
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • morel A kind of cherry. See Morello.
    • n morel mŏr"ĕl (Bot) An edible fungus (Morchella esculenta), the upper part of which is covered with a reticulated and pitted hymenium. It is used as food, and for flavoring sauces.
    • morel Nightshade; -- so called from its blackish purple berries.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • morel Dark-colored; blackish.
    • n morel A dark-colored horse; hence, any horse.
    • n morel A kind of cherry. See morello.
    • n morel Garden nightshade, Solanum nigrum. See nightshade. Also morelle.
    • n morel An edible mushroom; specifically, Morchella esculenta, which grows abundantly in Europe, particularly in England, as well as in many parts of the United States. It is much used to flavor gravies, and is also dressed fresh in various ways; it is sometimes employed instead of the common mushroom, Agaricus cam-pestris, to make catchup.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Morel mor′el or mō-rel′ any edible mushroom of the genus Morchella.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See morelle
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. morille; prob. Old High Ger. morhela (Ger. morchel), a mushroom.


In literature:

The marriage ceremony was performed in the Abbey, before Morel, the Lord Abbot, and glad assembled thousands.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland Volume 17" by Alexander Leighton
Then I was presented to Sir Morell Strachey, Sir Herbert Tate, and Forbes Thompson, and then to the Canadian parson, the Rev.
"The Message" by Alec John Dawson
His name is Max Morel, and he must see you at once.
"Hushed Up" by William Le Queux
All of the Morels are safe and delicious.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
Morel, E. D., 779, 797.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
ALFONSO was a Mr. Morell; a name well known in Oxfordshire.
"Bibliomania; or Book-Madness" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
If it is to be eaten hot, truffles, morels, and mushrooms may be added; but not if it is to be eaten cold.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Truffles and morels, to stew ib.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
Indeed, according to Morel, this symptom is more frequent when the other morbid phenomena are absent.
"Criminal Man" by Gina Lombroso-Ferrero
The morel is a familiar example.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses" by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
Sir MORELL MACKENZIE slashes at the College with a will; Lord DUNRAVEN to his rescue comes with promise of a Bill.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, 19 April 1890" by Various
He should have written it 'Morel.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
Morel, Francois de, a minister at the Colloquy of Poissy, i.
"History of the Rise of the Huguenots" by Henry Baird
Sir Morell Mackenzie recognized that artistic inspiration is a combination of methods.
"The Voice" by Frank E. Miller
See Alfred Morel Fatio "Lazarille de Tormes," Paris, 1886, Introduction.
"The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare" by J. J. Jusserand
"Notes and Queries, Number 239, May 27, 1854" by Various
Morell, London, 1796, 4to, 2 vols.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
I have reports also of the appearance of the Morel in Western New York, and on the coast of Maine and of Oregon.
"Student's Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous" by Thomas Taylor
But I only mention "Madeline Morel" because of a couple of small incidents connected with its production.
"Life on the Stage" by Clara Morris
We shall now endeavour to describe the wretched abode of Morel and his children.
"The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 2 of 6" by Eugène Sue

In poetry:

Two maidens all others beyond
Endeavoured his cares to dispel -
The one was the lively ANN POND,
The other sad MARY MORELL.
"The Force of Argument" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Said B., "I will give you my bond
I mean them uncommonly well,
Believe me, my excellent POND,
And credit me, worthy MORELL.
"The Force of Argument" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Old POND was a farmer, they say,
And so was old TOMMY MORELL.
In a humble and pottering way
They were doing exceedingly well.
"The Force of Argument" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"Volition - celestial prize,
Pellucid as porphyry cell -
Is based on a principle wise."
"Quite so," exclaimed POND and MORELL.
"The Force of Argument" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"It's a highly aesthetical bond,
As any mere ploughboy can tell - "
"Of course," replied puzzled old POND.
"I see," said old TOMMY MORELL.
"The Force of Argument" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"That's patent to all of us here,
As any mere schoolboy can tell."
POND answered, "Of course it's quite clear";
And so did that humbug MORELL.
"The Force of Argument" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Fos singled out Morel 's tenure as associate director of athletics for external relations at St Bonaventure, where he delivered a 150 percent increase in sponsorship revenue between 1997 and 2004.
The group held a friendly contest to see who could find and pick the largest quantity of morels .
Jason Dynak & Monica Morel .
Morel 's resignation changes all that — and it could have profound impact on other statewide races as well.
Glen Morel , 53, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, June 4, 2011, at Maury Regional Medical Center.
A native of Phoenix, Ariz. Mr Morel was a son of the late Paul Joseph Morel and Frances Silvio Morel who survives.
He was a self-employed carpenter and owner of Glen Morel Construction Co.
Many times, morels can be found near fallen cottonwood trees.
Spring has sprung in Northern Michigan, and that means morels .
We started this Northern Michigan attraction about six years ago when we realized how much everyone loved morels and how many folks had no idea about their elusiveness.
Mushroom sellers are to register for the auction from 9:00 until 11:00 am Morels to be auctioned must be in clear 8 oz.
Morels , like all wild mushrooms, may be coy in the woods, but certainly not in the kitchen.
In a small bowl, cover the dried morels with the hot water.
Set aside until the morels are softened, about 15 minutes.
Jeannette C Morel , 94, died peacefully at the East Bay Manor surrounded by her many friends.

In science:

For the point X = Spec (k), Levine and Morel [12, Theorem 1.2.7] showed that the natural map L∗ → Ω∗ (k) is an isomorphism.
Algebraic cobordism theory attached to algebraic equivalence
Morel, Algebraic Cobordism, Springer Monographs Math. (Springer, Berlin, 2007).
Algebraic cobordism theory attached to algebraic equivalence
Microscopic diffusion was taken into account for Gmb 1830 and follows the treatment described by Burgers (1969), and we introduced extra mixing by employing a parameter, Reν = 1, as prescribed by Morel & Th ´evenin (2002) in order to slow down the depletion of helium and heavy elements.
Fundamental properties of the Population II fiducial stars HD 122563 and Gmb 1830 from CHARA interferometric observations
Analytical models of Galactic chemical evolution invariably demand the existence of infalling (near?) pristine gas onto the disk in order to avoid the overproduction of low-metallicity stars - the so-called G-dwarf problem (Flynn & Morell 1997).
The Infall of Gas onto the Galactic Disk
There is also a version of chiral perturbation theory developed for quenched QCD, by Morel [141], Sharpe [142], Bernard and Golterman [143].
Meson and Baryon Spectroscopy on a Lattice
To understand this, one goes back to the suggestion of Morel [186] how to deal with the quenched approximation systematically.
Chiral Perturbation Theory Beyond One Loop
Alvarez, Luis; Guichard, Frdric; Lions, Pierre-Louis; Morel, Jean-Michel, ”Axioms and fundamental equations of image processing”.
One Dimensional Conformal Metric Flows
Morel. A grouping principle and four applications.
Networks of Polynomial Pieces with Application to the Analysis of Point Clouds and Images
Fabien Morel for helping me to figure out the relation (5.9).
On motivic cohomology with Z/l coefficients
Morel et al. make now the simplest first order approximation, that Eq. (42) can be approximated as G = 2γ s(x)/L, where s(x) is the length of the crack profile that can be estimated by covering the profile path with segments of length δ whose horizontal pro jection on x-axis is ℓ0 .
Size effects in statistical fracture
Morel-Voevodsky [18, 2.1.66] show that the category of simplicial sheaves on a site T of finite type admits a symmetric monoidal fibrant replacement functor.
Axiomatic homotopy theory for operads
Many investigators have determined the effective temperatures from the spectra of α Cen A and B is done by many investigators (see, for example, Morel et al. 2000 and references therein).
Models of alpha Centauri A and B with and without seismic constraints: time dependence of the mixing-length parameter
Morel: The structure of branched transportation networks.
A Benamou-Brenier approach to branched transport
Using a refined version of the Levine-Morel localization, we establish the localization sequence for the equivariant cobordism for all G-schemes.
Equivariant cobordism of schemes
It was shown by Levine and Morel that there is a natural map Ω∗ (X ) → CH∗(X ) of graded abelian groups which is a ring homomorphism if X is smooth.
Equivariant cobordism of schemes