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chufa


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chufa  \Chu"fa\,  n.  [Sp.]  (Bot.) 
  A  sedgelike  plant  ({Cyperus  esculentus})  producing  edible 
  tubers,  native  about  the  Mediterranean,  now  cultivated  in 
  many  regions;  the  earth  almond. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chufa 
  n  :  European  sedge  having  small  edible  nutlike  tubers  [syn:  {yellow 
  nutgrass},  {earth  almond},  {ground  almond},  {rush  nut},  {Cyperus 
  esculentus}] 




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