noun Ter·fez·ia \-zēə\

Definition of Terfezia

  1. :  a genus of fungi (family Tuberaceae) resembling truffles and having subterranean tuberous ascocarps and in some classifications comprising a distinct family

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Origin and Etymology of terfezia

New Latin, from Tuareg tarfest, tĕrfest (from Arabic tirfās, tirfāsh truffle) + New Latin -ia

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