destroying angel

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destroying angel

Any of the extremely poisonous mushrooms of the genus Amanita. Don't pick that mushroom—it's a destroying angel!
See also: angel, destroy
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The story of Sennacherib's siege of Jerusalem may also allude to a destroying angel (II Kgs.