earthnut

Primary Meanings of earthnut

1.
n
a common European plant having edible tubers with the flavor of roasted chestnuts
2.
n
any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe
3.
n
pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms
Full Definitions of earthnut
1

n a common European plant having edible tubers with the flavor of roasted chestnuts

Synonyms:
Conopodium denudatum
Type of:
herb, herbaceous plant
a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
2

n any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe

Synonyms:
earth-ball, truffle
Type of:
fungus
an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia

n edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber

Synonyms:
truffle
Type of:
veg, vegetable, veggie
edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
3

n 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
Type of:
edible nut
a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell

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