Definitions of earthnut
  1. noun
    a common European plant having edible tubers with the flavor of roasted chestnuts
    synonyms: Conopodium denudatum
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    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. noun
    any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe
    synonyms: earth-ball, truffle
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    type of:
    an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
  3. noun
    edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber
    synonyms: truffle
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    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
  4. noun
    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
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    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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