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trufflenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtrʌf.l̩/
  • truffle noun [C] (RARE FOOD)

a ​type of fungus that ​growsunderground and can be ​eaten. Truffles are ​expensive because they are very ​rare: The Dordogne region's ​gastronomicspecialitiesinclude truffles and foie gras. Use truffle oil to ​addflavour to the ​dish.
(Definition of truffle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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