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Truffle  n.  Any one of several kinds of roundish, subterranean fungi, usually of a blackish color. The French truffle (Tuber melanosporum) and the English truffle (Tuber aestivum) are much esteemed as articles of food.
Truffle worm (Zool.), the larva of a fly of the genus Leiodes, injurious to truffles.

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"Truffle" Quotes from Famous Books

... truffle-seeking swine, as rooting by he went, 'What is the keynote of your life?' ...
— Poems of Progress • Ella Wheeler Wilcox

... Thorns, Branch of, Severity Thrift, Mutual Sensibility Throatwort, Neglected Beauty Thyme, Activity Toothwort, Secret Love Traveller's Joy, Safety Tree of Life, Old Age Trefoil, Revenge Tremella Nestoc, Resistance Trillium Pictum, Modest Beauty Truffle Surprise Trumpet, Flower, Fame Tuberose, Dangerous Pleasure Tulip, Red, Declaration of Love Tulip, Tree, Fame Tulip, Variegated, Beautiful Love Tulip, Yellow, Hopeless Love Turnip, Charity Valerian, I Wish to Please Valerian, ...
— Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 • Edward William Cole

... "Want a truffle dog, or a pig," he muttered; and then he pounced upon a tuber about twice as large as a walnut, thrusting it proudly into ...
— The Weathercock - Being the Adventures of a Boy with a Bias • George Manville Fenn

... its best work, and so did the new head cook. The pheasant stuffed with snails and the truffle sauce with it seemed delicious to the sovereign, who called the dish a triumph of the culinary art of the Netherlands. The burden of anxieties and the pangs inflicted by the gout seemed to be forgotten, and when the orchestra ceased he asked to ...
— Uarda • Georg Ebers

... announced Archie. "I will go to the stables, unchain the truffle-hounds, and show them one of ...
— The Holiday Round • A. A. Milne

Words linked to "Truffle" :   chocolate truffle, tuber, vegetable, fungus, earthnut, veggie, earth-ball, candy

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