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mousseron Syllabification: mousse·ron
Pronunciation: /ˈmo͞osəˌrän/

Definition of mousseron in English:


An edible mushroom with a flattish white cap, pink gills, and a mealy smell.
  • Clitopilus prunulus, family Agaricaceae, class Hymenomycetes
Example sentences
  • This Catalan fricassee is the finest version of a traditional veal dish with mousserons, morels or chanterelles.
  • The St. Peter's fish was served crispy skin up on a bed of tiny fiddleheads and mousserons that looked like doll food.
  • It's a bad year for mushrooms - too hot on the Continent and too wet in Britain, and cèpes and mousserons are incredibly hard to come by.
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