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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 11 July 2017 The fast food version instead adds champignons, a fancy name for the common white mushroom. Elizabeth Logan, Teen Vogue, 20 June 2017 See More

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First Known Use of champignon

1658, 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/champignon. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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