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Definition of the noun truffle
What does truffle mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: truffles
- any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of truffle: earth-ball / earthnut
- more generic word: fungus = an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter
- member of: genus Tuber / Tuber = type genus of the Tuberaceae: fungi whose fruiting bodies are typically truffles
- edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber
- creamy chocolate candy
Truffle: A truffle is the fruiting body of a subterranean Ascomycete fungus, predominantly one of the many species of the genus Tuber. Some of the truffle species are highly prized as a food. French gourmand Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin called truffles "the diamond of the kitchen". Edible truffles are held in high esteem in French, Georgian, Greek, Italian, Middle Eastern and Spanish cooking, as well as in international haute cuisine. Truffles are ectomycorrhizal fungi and are therefore usually found in close association with the roots of trees. Spore dispersal is accomplished through fungivores, animals that eat fungi.
- also known as Fungi, Cloud ears, dried
Truffle is a musical group.
- albums: "That's Right", "Out Loud", "Nervous Laughter"
Truffle is a fictional character from the 1999 anime TV series Trouble Chocolate.
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Jacques Pepin Celebrates (2001)
by Jacques Pépin, Claudine Pépin
A truffle is a subterranean mushroom that grows through the root systems ofcertain trees. in $_\'l11l\lo$l$ with the host tret—primaril_\' oaks, hazelnuts. and elms. Truffles mature in 6 to I0 years and are usually found a trained dog or sow.
The Star Trek Cookbook (2012)
by Ethan Phillips, William J. Birnes
Whether white or black, the truffle is a rather gamy, intense mushroom-like vegetable with a hard nubbly skin that has to be washed to the point of exfoliation before the food can be used. Truffles are sliced thin, extra thin because of the ...
by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Truffle: A truffle is the fruiting body of a subterranean Ascomycete fungus, predominantly one of the many species of the genus Tuber.
The common Truffle is a sort of fungus grow □ ing entirely under ground ; it is sometimes called the ground mushroom. There are several kinds, but the eatable one, of which we shall give some account, is the most remarkable. — Its form is ...
Country Pastimes for Boys (1908)
by Peter Anderson Graham
The truffle is an underground fungus, which does not grow everywhere in England, but is practically confined to the counties of Wilts, Hampshire, Dorset, Surrey, Kent, Essex, and Hertfordshire. It comes under the shadow of trees—the beech ...
by George William Cox
The Truffle is a fungus which grows underground like the potato. Truffles are found mostly m woods, usually where oak, beech, and chestnut trees grow. They are generally about the size of a walnut, but some are much larger ; othe'l are aearly ...
A History of Food (2009)
by Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat
The truffle is a fungus which reproduces by means of spores. As in all such fungi, the dissemination and germination of these spores produces mycelium, a substance stretching over an area of 20 centimetres below ground, in filaments called ...
Best of Perigord (2014)
by Collectif, Dominique Auzias, Jean-Paul Labourdette
The Périgord truffle is a botanical name that does not guarantee the region. Infact , it grows the Lotor the South-East of France as wellasin Italy or Spain. Howeverit continues to be sold under the name because, once, truffles of Sorges and ...
In Two Parts ... With Appropriate Observations, and Illustrated with Plates by Samuel Rudder, T. Stevens
The truffle is a vegetable production, found in con- 1 iiderable abundance in Oakley woods; and perhaps ...
Containing,an Account of Cheltenham, ... the Natural History of the County of Gloucester, the City of Gloucester, ... by Simeon Moreau
The truffle is a vegetable production, found in fufficient abundance in thefe woods . * For a very accurate defcription, and a beautiful view of the houfe, Oakley Park, Alfied's-Hall, &c. fee Mr. Rudder's extenfive hiftory of Gloucefterfhire ; to which, ...
Chambers's Journal (1845)
The truffle is the most valuable of the family, and commands a good price in the markets of Italy and France. It grows beneath the surface, and has no appearance of a root; its form is that of an irregular globe, covered with small rounded ...
Chambers's Edinburgh Journal (1845)
The truffle is the most valuable ...
Working Farmer (1852)
by James Jay Mapes
The Truffle is a subterraneous fungus, growr- ing naturally some inches below the surface, in some parts of Italy, France, and even great Britain. We do not suppose that its cultivation has been attempted in this country, neither are we intimately ...
The Truffle is a subterraneous fungus, growing naturally some inches below' the surface, in some parts of Italy, France, and even great Britain.' We do not suppose that its cultivation has been attempted in this country, neither are we in— ...
by Carole J. Skelly
TRUFFLE OAK: See ENGLISH OAK. TRUFFLES: Truffles are highly aromatic edible fungi (genus Tuber) which usually grow about one foot underground in the vicinityof certaintrees (usually oak) and herbs. Unlike other fungi they cannot be ...
(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research
Perigord truffle, black truffle; ...
by Michael Allaby
truffle The underground *fruit body of certain species of *Tuber. Truffles are edible and highly esteemed. T. aestivum (summer truffle) is 2-8 cm in diameter and has a dark brown, warty surface. The inside is greyish ...
The Visual Food Encyclopedia (2012)
Truffle Tuber spp., Tuberales 314 T ruffles are hard-to-find edible fungi that grow on the roots of trees, particularly oaks. For a long time, experts had trouble deciding how they grew and how to classify them. People used to believe that truffles ...
Tuber cibarium, or common truffle. — Blackish, rough with prominent warts. — Found under the surface of the ground in most parts of Europe, where the soil is light and dry; as well as in Japan, and the East Indies. Dogs are taught to find this ...
Comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape-gardening, Including All the Latest Improvements; a General History of Gardening in All Countries; and a Statistical View of Its Present State, with Suggestions for Its Future Progress in the British Isles by John Claudius Loudon
The truffle is a subterraneous fungus, growing naturally some inches below the surface in different parts of Britain ; and very common in the downs of Wiltshire, Hampshire, and Kent, where dogs are trained to scent it out The dogs point out the ...
An Anecdotal History of Elegant Delights by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins
TRUFFLE An ediblefungus “Whosoever pronounces the word 'truffle' gives voice to one which awakens erotic and gastronomical dreams equally in the sex thatwears skirts and the one that sprouts a beard,” declared France's great gourmand ...
The Food Snob's Dictionary (2009)
An Essential Lexicon of Gastronomical Knowledge by David Kamp, Marion Rosenfeld
Truffle oil. Most of it on the market is merely overpriced vegetable oil augmented by synthetic compounds that ...
The Domestic Encyclopaedia (1802)
Or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge, Comprehending a Concise View of the Latest Discoveries, Inventions, and Improvements, Chiefly Applicable to Rural and Domestic Enconomy ... by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich
TRUFFLE, or Trurs, Lyco- perdon tuber, L. (Tuber cibarium of Dr. Withering), is a species of puff-ball, which grows under ground, without any roots or the access of light; and attains a si2e of from a pea to the largest potatoe. In Britain, however ...
Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
moschtitus, the musk-scented Truffle, a roundish, even, blackish plant, growing beneath the soil, very rare, as in North Park, ...
by Walter Hamilton (M.R.A.S.)
The truffle. In Botany, a genus of plants of the natural order fungi. Tuber ciearium. The common truffle. Tuber jEstivum. The summer truffle. Tuberose. In Botany, the po- lianthes. 2. It is thus named from its tuberous root, not as a species of rose.
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- Truffle spores
Four spores from a Gardner's truffle, each too small to be seen with the eye, are part of the unusual reproductive system of this fungus. (Photo courtesy of Oregon State University)
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- Truffle Meaning
Video shows what truffle means. Any of various edible fungi, of the genus Tuber, that grow in the soil in southern Europe; the earthnut.. A creamy chocolate ...
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Scrabble value of T1R1U1F4F4L1E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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