enoki mushroom
noun Etymology: Japanese enoki Date: 1979 a whitish cultivated agaric mushroom (Flammulina velutipes syn. Collybia velutipes) with a long thin stem and a small cap — called also enoki

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  • enoki mushroom — noun see enoki …   Useful english dictionary

  • enoki mushroom — noun a mushroom with a long, thin stem, in the genus Flammulina, used primarily in the cuisines of East Asia …   Wiktionary

  • enoki mushroom — n. enokidake, small delicatedly flavored white edible mushroom with slender stalks native to Japan …   English contemporary dictionary

  • enoki — eˈnōkē, ˈnäk , (ˌ)ēˈ noun or enoki mushroom ( s) Etymology: Japanese enokitake, from enoki Chinese hackberry (Celtis sinensis) + take mushroom : a small whitish cultivated mushroom (Flammulina velutipes syn. Collybia velutipes) of the famil …   Useful english dictionary

  • enoki — noun see enoki mushroom …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • enoki — noun An enoki mushroom, Flammulina velutipes …   Wiktionary

  • enoki — [e nō΄kē tä′kēe nō′kē] n. an edible mushroom (Flammulina velutipes) with a long, slender stem, a small, yellowish cap, and yellowish gills: in full enokitake [e nō΄kē tä′kē] …   English World dictionary

  • Mushroom — The mushroom Amanita muscaria, commonly known as fly agaric A mushroom is the fleshy, spore bearing fruiting body of a fungus, typically produced above ground on soil or on its food source. The standard for the name mushroom is the cultivated… …   Wikipedia

  • enoki — /e nok ee/, n. a thin, long stemmed and tiny capped white mushroom, Flamma velutipes, native to the northern mountain ranges of Japan and prized as a food. [ < Japn enoki( take), equiv. to enoki hackberry, Chinese nettle tree ( < *ey no kiy; *ai… …   Universalium

  • enoki — [ɪ nəʊkɪ] noun an edible Japanese mushroom, growing in clusters, with slender stems and small caps. [Flammulina velutipes.] Origin from Japanese enoki take, from enoki nettle tree + take mushroom …   English new terms dictionary

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