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ˌʃæn təˈrɛl, ˌtʃæn-chanterelle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chanterelle, chantarelle, Cantharellus cibariusnoun

    widely distributed edible mushroom rich yellow in color with a smooth cap and a pleasant apricot aroma


  1. chanterellenoun

    A widely distributed edible mushroom, Cantharellus cibarius, being yellow and trumpet-shaped; or any similar mushroom of the genera Cantharellus, Polyozellus or Gomphus, not all of which are edible.

    Etymology: From chanterelle, from modern Latin cantharellus, diminutive of cantharus ‘drinking vessel’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chanterellenoun

    a name for several species of mushroom, of which one (Cantharellus cibrius) is edible, the others reputed poisonous

    Etymology: [F.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chanterelle

    shan-ter-el′, n. the highest string of the violin, &c.: a yellowish edible mushroom. [Fr.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chanterelle in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chanterelle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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