champignon

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noun cham·pi·gnon \(ˌ)sham-pē-ˈnyōn, (ˌ)shäm-, -ˈnyōⁿ; sham-ˈpin-yən, cham-\

Definition of champignon

  1. :  an edible fungus; especially :  button mushroom

Origin and Etymology of champignon

French, from Medieval French, alteration of champigneul, ultimately from Late Latin campania


First Known Use: 1670

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