Definition of cep noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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a type of mushroom which many people consider to be one of the best to eat Word Originmid 19th cent.: from French cèpe, from Gascon cep ‘tree trunk, mushroom’, from Latin cippus ‘stake’.
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