From ground + nut. Compare Icelandic jarðhneta, German Erdnuss and Hungarian földimogyoró.
groundnut (plural groundnuts)
- A climbing vine, Apios americana, of eastern North America, having fragrant brownish flowers and small edible tubers.
- Any similar plant having underground tubers.
- The nutlike tuber of such a plant
- A plant which bears its nutlike seeds underground, such as a peanut or Bambara groundnut.
Groundnuts in their skins; Arachis hypogaea; the peanut in the shell
Groundnut in the skins; Arachis hypogaea; the peanut in the shell
Groundnut pulse with membrane; Arachis hypogaea; the peanut nut with its skin on
Groundnut skin; Arachis hypogaea; the peanut shell
Tamil groundnut snack; a ball of peanut halves
Roasted groundnuts in their membranes; roasted peanuts in their skin
Groundnuts; Arachis hypogaea; Peanuts
Groundnut seller; peanut vendor
Groundnut oil cake; peanut oil cake