mushroom
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mushroom(
muhsh
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany and culinary)
a. el hongo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
We found some interesting mushrooms on a tree.Encontramos unos hongos interesantes en un árbol.
b. la seta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(flat-topped)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We made roasted mushrooms with garlic and butter.Hicimos setas asadas con ajo y mantequilla.
c. el champiñón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(round-topped)
I had a mushroom pizza for lunch yesterday.Ayer comí pizza de champiñones.
d. la callampa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Some mushrooms can be poisonous.Algunas callampas pueden ser venenosas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
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.
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mushroom
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany)
a. el hongo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. la seta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
2. (culinary)
a. la seta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(wild mushroom)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
b. el hongo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
3. (button mushroom)
a. el champiñón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
mushroom cloudhongo atómico
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (costs, prices)
a. dispararse
5. (town)
a. expandirse, extenderse
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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
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "mushroom"
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magic mushroom
el hongo alucinógeno
mushroom soup
la sopa de champiñones
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