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Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: trufe, from Old Provençal trufa, from Vulgar Latin tufera, from Latin tuber; TUBER

truffle

noun
     
Related topics: Food, Plants
truf‧fle [countable]
1DFHBP a black or light brown fungus that grows underground, and is a very expensive food
2DF a soft creamy sweet made with chocolate:
a rum truffle

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