Definition of Genus Tuber

1. Noun. Type genus of the Tuberaceae: fungi whose fruiting bodies are typically truffles.

Exact synonyms: Tuber
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Family Tuberaceae, Tuberaceae
Member holonyms: Earth-ball, Earthnut, Truffle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Tuber

genus Triops
genus Triostium
genus Triplochiton
genus Triticum
genus Triturus
genus Trogium
genus Troglodytes
genus Trogon
genus Trollius
genus Trombicula
genus Tropaeolum
genus Tropidoclonion
genus Truncocolumella
genus Tsuga
genus Tuber (current term)
genus Tubercularia
genus Tulestoma
genus Tulipa
genus Tulostoma
genus Tunga
genus Tupaia
genus Tupinambis
genus Turbatrix
genus Turnix
genus Turreae
genus Turritis
genus Tursiops
genus Tussilago

Literary usage of Genus Tuber

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"This section includes the genus Tuber, the Common Truffle, and Rhizopogon, ... The genus Tuber has a closed uterus marbled internally with veins ..."

2. A Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger (1898)
"The asci contain only a small number of spores ; in the case of the true truffles (genus Tuber) they are usually only four in number, and generally have a ..."

3. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1903)
"... species of the genus Tuber, seven of which he describes as new. In view of these facts the occurrence of a species of Tuber in the interior of the ..."

4. A Complete pronouncing medical dictionary: Embracing the Terminology of by Joseph Thomas (1885)
"A common name of everal species of fungi of the genus Tuber. They ;ive a rich, aromatic flavor. ..."

5. The Intellectual Observer (1866)
"... the modifications are not less numerous than in the first division. In the genus Tuber itself, which is the most typical, while Tuber melano- sporum, ..."

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