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Noun: truffle  trú-ful
  1. Any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe
    - earthnut, earth-ball
  2. Edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber
    - earthnut
  3. Creamy chocolate candy
    - chocolate truffle

Derived forms: truffles

Type of: candy, confect, fungus, lolly [Austral, NZ], sweet [Brit], sweetie [Brit, informal], veg [Brit, informal], vegetable, veggie [informal]

Part of: genus Tuber, Tuber

Encyclopedia: Truffle