1. [ noun ] (botany,food) pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms
Synonyms: goober goober_pea groundnut monkey_nut peanut
Related terms: edible_nut peanut
2. [ noun ] (botany) a common European plant having edible tubers with the flavor of roasted chestnuts
Synonyms: Conopodium_denudatum
Related terms: herb Conopodium
3. [ noun ] (botany) any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe
Synonyms: earth-ball truffle
Related terms: fungus Tuber
4. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber
Synonyms: truffle
Related terms: vegetable
Similar spelling:   earthen