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truffle

Pronunciation: /ˈtrʌfəl/

Translation of truffle in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Botany/Botánica] trufa (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Examples of mycorrhizal fungi include truffles and Auricularia, the mushroom which flavors sweet-and-sour soup.
    • Upon closer inspection, the top of the truffle had grown a delicate little beard, white and fuzzy.
    • Boletus and the famous truffles are examples of these types of mushrooms.
    1.2 (confectionery) trufa (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • I already knew that this Aztec-themed store sold excellent chocolates, ganaches and truffles, but I had never tried any of their pastries.
    • She was just about to go to the confectioners and buy Frank some of the dark chocolate truffles he liked so much when out of the corner of her eye she saw someone striding forcefully towards her.
    • Waiting for them was a strawberry scented bubble bath, a box of dark chocolate truffles, and a bottle of white wine.

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