[sham-pin-yuhn or, esp. British, cham-; French shahn-pee-nyawn]
noun, plural champignons [sham-pin-yuhnz or, esp. British, cham-; French shahn-pee-nyawn] .
mushroom ( defs 1, 2 ).

1570–80; < Middle French, apparently ≪ Vulgar Latin *campīn(us) of the field (see camp1, -ine1) + Latin -iōn- -ion Unabridged
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champignon (tʃæmˈpɪnjən)
See also fairy ring any of various agaricaceous edible mushrooms, esp Marasmius oreades and the meadow mushroom
[C16: from French, perhaps from Vulgar Latin campīnus (unattested) of the field, from Latin campus plain, field]

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