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mushroom

noun [C]  us   /ˈmʌʃ·rum, -rʊm/

mushroom noun [C] (PLANT)

any one of many types of fast-growing fungus (= plants without leaves or flowers) with a round top and short stem, many of which are used as food: wild mushrooms mushroom soup a pizza with mushrooms

mushroom

verb [I]  us   /ˈmʌʃ·rum, -rʊm/

mushroom verb [I] (GROW)

to grow quickly: If your business were to mushroom, would you be happy?
Translations of “mushroom”
in Arabic فُطْر…
in Korean 버섯…
in Malaysian cendawan…
in French champignon…
in Turkish mantar…
in Italian fungo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蘑菇, 傘菌,蕈…
in Russian гриб…
in Polish grzyb…
in Vietnamese nấm…
in Spanish seta, champiñón…
in Portuguese cogumelo…
in Thai เห็ด…
in German der Pilz…
in Catalan xampinyó, bolet…
in Japanese マッシュルーム…
in Indonesian jamur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蘑菇, 伞菌,蕈…
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