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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Earth·nut n. Bot. A name given to various roots, tubers, or pods grown under or on the ground; as to: (a) The esculent tubers of the umbelliferous plants Bunium flexuosum and Carum Bulbocastanum. (b) The peanut. See Peanut.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of
           the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe
           [syn: truffle, earth-ball]
      2: a common European plant having edible tubers with the flavor
         of roasted chestnuts [syn: Conopodium denudatum]
      3: pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds;
         `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms [syn: peanut,
          goober, goober pea, groundnut, monkey nut]
      4: edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber [syn: truffle]