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



BrE BrE//ˈʃɑːntərel//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃɑːntərel//
; BrE BrE//ˌʃɑːntəˈrel//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʃɑːntəˈrel//
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a yellowish mushroom that grows in woods and has a hollow part in the centre Word Originlate 18th cent.: from French, from modern Latin cantharellus, diminutive of cantharus, from Greek kantharos, denoting a kind of drinking container.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chanterelle