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[mass noun] The activity of hunting or rooting for truffles:[as modifier] ‘a truffling pig’
- ‘The rarest mushroom, they're so coveted that truffle hunters jealously guard their favorite truffling spots.’
- ‘Using his special truffling stick, he extracts the truffle from between the roots.’
- ‘They went truffling with their two white dogs during the winter months, often travelling huge distances in search of the elusive fungus.’
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