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mushroom

 
mushroom
noun
1. (botany)
a. el hongo (M) (Latin America)
We found some interesting mushrooms on a tree.Encontramos unos hongos interesantes en un árbol.
b. la seta (F) (flat-topped) (Spain)
We made roasted mushrooms with garlic and butter.Hicimos setas asadas con ajo y mantequilla.
c. el champiñón (M) (round-topped)
I had a mushroom pizza for lunch yesterday.Ayer comí pizza de champiñones.
d. la callampa (F) (Chile)
Some mushrooms can be poisonous.Algunas callampas pueden ser venenosas.
intransitive verb
2. (to increase quickly)
a. crecer rápidamente
Sanitation problems mushroomed as the population increased.Los problemas de saneamiento crecieron rápidamente a medida que la población aumentaba.
mushroom
[ˈmʌʃrʊm]
noun
1. hongo (m) (botánica)seta (f) (español de España); seta (f) (español de España)hongo (m) (Am); champiñón (m)
  • mushroom cloud (cocina) (wild mushroom)(button mushroom) hongo (m) atómico
intransitive verb
2. dispararse (costs, prices); expandirse, extenderse (town)
mushroom [ˈmʌʃrʊm]
noun
(Cookery) (round-topped) champiñón (m); (flat-topped) seta (f); (Bot) seta (f); hongo (m); callampa (f); (Chile)
a great mushroom of smoke un enorme hongo de humo; to grow like mushrooms crecer como hongos; to spring up like mushrooms surgir como hongos
intransitive verb
[+town etc] crecer vertiginosamente
the cloud of smoke went mushrooming up una nube de humo ascendió en forma de hongo
modifier
[+salad, omelette etc] de champiñones
mushroom cloud (n) hongo (m) nuclear
mushroom growth (n) crecimiento (m) vertiginoso
mushroom town (n) ciudad (f) que crece vertiginosamente
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