Definition of champignon
: an edible fungus; especially : button mushroom
Recent Examples of champignon from the Web
The fast food version instead adds champignons, a fancy name for the common white mushroom.
One of us had paupiettes de veau with fricassée de légumes (stuffed veal with vegetable fricassee); the other ordered velouté de potiron and risotto aux épinards et champignons (a pumpkin soup with spinach and mushroom risotto).
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Origin and Etymology of champignon
French, from Medieval French, alteration of champigneul, ultimately from Late Latin campania
First Known Use: 1670See Words from the same year
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