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matsu-take

or mat·su·ta·ke

[maht-soo-tah-kee, -key]
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noun
  1. an edible fungus, Armillaria matsutake, of Japan.
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Origin of matsu-take

< Japanese, equivalent to matsu matsu (perhaps to be taken as “pinecone-shaped”) + take mushroom; cf. shiitake
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