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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Creamy chocolate candy; Edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber; Any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber.

Usage examples (28)
  • Most Americans think a truffle is a chocolate Dessert.
  • And then I'll go wash it all down with a plate of foie gras in truffle oil.
  • Not to mention that she's such a stickler that if she says a canned truffle is okay here-well, I'll just generally believe her.
  • Unlike most fungi, which can self-fertilize, the black truffle is either a male or a female and can reproduce only in partnership. for more
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