Meaning of “button mushroom” in the English Dictionary

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"button mushroom" in British English

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button mushroomnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌbʌt.ən ˈmʌʃ.ruːm/ us /ˌbʌt̬.ən ˈmʌʃ.ruːm/

Examples from literature

  • Add a few button mushrooms and a tablespoonful of butter to the sauce. 
  • Add the parboiled oysters, and a handful of button mushrooms. 
  • Fry in butter chopped parsley, shallot, and button mushrooms. 
  • Stewed button mushrooms are very nice, either in fish stews or ragouts, or served apart to eat with fish. 
  • Wash and wipe free from grit the small fresh button mushrooms. 

(Definition of “button mushroom” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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