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An edible mushroom, especially the much cultivated species Agaricus bisporus.

[French, alteration of Old French champigneul, probably from Vulgar Latin *(fungus) campiniolus, (fungus) growing in the fields, from Late Latin campānia, countryside; see campaign.]


(Plants) any of various agaricaceous edible mushrooms, esp Marasmius oreades and the meadow mushroom. See also fairy ring
[C16: from French, perhaps from Vulgar Latin campīnus (unattested) of the field, from Latin campus plain, field]


(ʃæmˈpɪn yən, ˌʃæm pɪnˈyɔ̃)

n., pl. -pi•gnons (-ˈpɪn yənz, -pɪnˈyɔ̃)
an edible mushroom.
[1570–80; < Middle French, appar. « Vulgar Latin *campīn(us) of the field (see camp1, -ine1) + French -on n. suffix]
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Afin de faire face a ce champignon, le departement a mis en place un programme de travail afin d'assurer le suivi de ce phenomene dans les oasis contaminees et de s'assurer que le reste des oasis sont saines, et ce, en coordination avec les commissariats de l'agriculture concernes par la production de dattes (Kebili, Tozeur, Gafsa et Gabes).
What: Cravings has classic party staples and choice selections, including Lengua con Champignon, succulent ox-tongue in reddish brown sauce, button mushrooms, and olives; Chicken Gallantine, rolled chicken breast perfectly matched with Austrian potato salad; and Roast Beef with Mushroom Sauce, slow-braised beef delicately basted au jus, deglazed red wine.
A limited edition poulet and champignon flavour was sold in Harrods in 2008 in aid of the charity Action Against Hunger at PS29.
The first Midland restaurant in the list is Restaurant Sat Bains in Nottinghamshire which comes third, followed by Le Champignon Sauvage, Gloucestershire which is ranked number 13.
Glynn, 39, said that David, who runs the two-Michelin starred Le Champignon Sauvage in Cheltenham, came up with the Peaky Blinders idea when the two men met up recently.
Neste estudo, os efeitos do pre-tratamento quimico com uma solucao aquosa contendo acido citrico, bissulfito de sodio e carbonato de calcio (denominado de ABC) e/ou por branqueamento (denominado de B) com agua aquecida foram avaliados com o proposito de melhorar as propriedades visuais (textura superficial e cor) de fatias de champignon secos com uso de desidratacao osmo-convectiva.
The three Pyramids, Mediterranean, Green Mixture and Champignon, are being promoted in what the company calls a "discover the secrets of the pyramids" campaign.
Here are the financial reports like a lovesick champignon.
El champignon viene a ser el estado mayor de la mayonesa.
Protesters regrouped on Champignon Street where the same measures were taken.
Wasson, a la recherche du " culte du champignon sacre " en terres mazateques.