champignon

noun
cham·​pi·​gnon | \ (ˌ)sham-pē-ˈnyōn How to pronounce champignon (audio) , (ˌ)shäm-, -ˈnyōⁿ; sham-ˈpin-yən, cham- \

Definition of champignon

: an edible fungus especially : button mushroom

Examples of champignon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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). Don And Petie Kladstrup, Smithsonian, "Does the Classic Paris Meal Still Exist?," 9 Feb. 2017 Despite the sweltering, arid climate, farmers have found ways to grow organic produce like tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, eggplant and champignon mushrooms inside greenhouses. Bloomberg.com, "Tiny Qatar Is Living Large Despite Monthlong Arab Siege," 12 July 2017 Despite the sweltering, arid climate, farmers have found ways to grow organic produce like tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, eggplant and champignon mushrooms inside greenhouses. Bloomberg.com, "Tiny Qatar Is Living Large Despite Monthlong Arab Siege," 12 July 2017 Despite the sweltering, arid climate, farmers have found ways to grow organic produce like tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, eggplant and champignon mushrooms inside greenhouses. Bloomberg.com, "Tiny Qatar Is Living Large Despite Monthlong Arab Siege," 12 July 2017 Despite the sweltering, arid climate, farmers have found ways to grow organic produce like tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, eggplant, and champignon mushrooms inside greenhouses. The Christian Science Monitor, "Arab nations may have cut ties, but Qataris are too busy shopping to notice," 12 July 2017 Despite the sweltering, arid climate, farmers have found ways to grow organic produce like tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, eggplant and champignon mushrooms inside greenhouses. Bloomberg.com, "Tiny Qatar Is Living Large Despite Monthlong Arab Siege," 12 July 2017 Despite the sweltering, arid climate, farmers have found ways to grow organic produce like tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, eggplant and champignon mushrooms inside greenhouses. Aya Batrawy, The Seattle Times, "Tiny Qatar is living large despite monthlong Arab siege," 11 July 2017 The fast food version instead adds champignons, a fancy name for the common white mushroom. Elizabeth Logan, Teen Vogue, "McDonald's Releases New Sandwich Featuring Bacon Macaroni and Cheese," 20 June 2017

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First Known Use of champignon

1670, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for champignon

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

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“Champignon.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/champignon. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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