Definition of Family Tuberaceae
1. Noun. Family of fungi whose ascocarps resemble tubers and vary in size from that of an acorn to that of a large apple.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Family
Group relationships: Order Tuberales, Tuberales
Member holonyms: Genus Tuber, Tuber
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Tuberaceae
Literary usage of Family Tuberaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1917)
"It is only within the t9th century, after 1840, that their consumption became general. The truffle belongs to the botanical family Tuberaceae. ..."