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Noun: earthnut  'urth,nút
  1. Any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe
    - truffle, earth-ball
  2. A common European plant having edible tubers with the flavour of roasted chestnuts
    - Conopodium denudatum
  3. Pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds
    - peanut, goober [US], goober pea [US], groundnut, monkey nut [Brit]
  4. Edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber
    - truffle

Derived forms: earthnuts

Type of: edible nut, fungus, herb, herbaceous plant, nut, veg, vegetable, veggie

Part of: Arachis hypogaea, Conopodium, genus Conopodium, genus Tuber, peanut, peanut vine, Tuber

Encyclopedia: Earthnut