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earthnut

  

      n  
1      (Also called)    pignut   a perennial umbelliferous plant, Conopodium majus, of Europe and Asia, having edible dark brown tubers  
2    any of various plants having an edible root, tuber, underground pod, or similar part, such as the peanut or truffle  
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truffle  
      n  
1      (Also called)    earthnut          any of various edible saprotrophic ascomycetous subterranean fungi of the European genus Tuber. They have a tuberous appearance and are regarded as a delicacy  
2      (Also called)    rum truffle     (Chiefly Brit)   a sweet resembling this fungus in shape, flavoured with chocolate or rum  
     (C16: from French truffe, from Old Provençal trufa, ultimately from Latin tuber)  


earthnut         
      n  
1      (Also called)    pignut   a perennial umbelliferous plant, Conopodium majus, of Europe and Asia, having edible dark brown tubers  
2    any of various plants having an edible root, tuber, underground pod, or similar part, such as the peanut or truffle  

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