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1 any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe [syn: earthnut, earth-ball]
2 edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber [syn: earthnut]
3 creamy chocolate candy [syn: chocolate truffle]

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  1. any of various edible fungi, of the genus Tuber, that grow in the soil in southern Europe; the earthnut
  2. a creamy chocolate confection, in the form of a ball, covered with cocoa powder


  • Crimean Tatar: domalan
  • German: Trüffel
  • Italian: tartufo
  • Japanese: トリュフ
  • Kurdish: kiyarik,
  • Portuguese: trufa
  • Rusian: трюфель

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Truffle or Truffles may refer to:
truffle in French: Truffe
truffle in Italian: Tartufo
truffle in Polish: Trufla
truffle in Portuguese: Trufa (desambiguação)
truffle in Russian: Трюфель (значения)
yes truffles are very differnt
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