champignon

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See also: Champignon and champigñón

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Borrowing from French champignon.

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champignon ‎(plural champignons)

  1. Agaricus bisporus, the mushroom species most commonly used in cooking
    • 2007, January 31, “C. J. Chivers”, in A Soviet Agricultural Success: Vast Greenhouse Complex[1]:
      Moscow’s food stores, formerly famed for bare shelves and long lines, are now kept stocked with fresh champignons and greens [] .

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Borrowing from French champignon.

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champignon m ‎(plural champignons, diminutive champignonnetje n)

  1. champignon or Agaricus bisporus

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From Vulgar Latin *campaniolus(grows in the field), from Late Latin campaneus(pertaining to fields), from Latin campania(level country).

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champignon m ‎(plural champignons)

  1. mushroom
  2. fungus in general
  3. (colloquial) accelerator pedal
    Pousse sur le champignon !
    Put your foot down!

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champignon m ‎(invariable)

  1. (mycology) champignon, button mushroom, crimini (Agaricus bisporus)

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champignon m (plural champignons)

  1. champignon (Agaricus bisporus, a small, edible mushroom)