truffle: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (truf'ul, tr'ful), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several subterranean, edible, ascomycetous fungi of the genus Tuber.
  2. any of various similar fungi of other genera.
  3. a candy made of soft chocolate, shaped into a ball and dusted with cocoa, or sometimes a three-layered cube of light and dark chocolate.
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