Tuckahoe Tuck"a*hoe, n. [North American Indian, bread.] (Bot.) A curious vegetable production of the Southern Atlantic United States, growing under ground like a truffle and often attaining immense size. The real nature is unknown. Called also {Indian bread}, and {Indian loaf}. [1913 Webster]

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  • tuckahoe — /tuk euh hoh /, n. 1. Also called Indian bread. the edible, underground sclerotium of the fungus Poria cocos, found on the roots of trees in the southern United States. 2. See arrow arum. 3. (usually cap.) a Virginian, esp. one inhabiting the… …   Universalium

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