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tuber US English

A much thickened underground part of a stem or rhizome, e.g., in the potato, serving as a food reserve and bearing buds from which new plants arise

Tuber in truffle US English

A strong-smelling underground fungus that resembles an irregular, rough-skinned potato, growing chiefly in broadleaved woodland on calcareous soils. It is considered a culinary delicacy and found, especially in France, with the aid of trained dogs or pigs

tuber cinereum US English

The part of the hypothalamus to which the pituitary gland is attached

Tuber magnatum in white truffle US English

An underground fungus eaten in Europe as a delicacy

tuber English-Spanish

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