An Etymological Dictionary of the German Language/Annotated/Trüffel

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An Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, T  (1891)  by Friedrich Kluge, translated by John Francis Davis
Trüffel

Trüffel, feminine, ‘truffle,’ Modern High German only; corresponding to Dutch truffel, English truffle, French truffe, Spanish trufa. The equivalent Italian tartufo shows that the word is connected with Kartoffel, which see.