peanut

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See also: pea-nut

English[edit]

peanuts

Etymology[edit]

From pea +‎ nut.

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peanut (plural peanuts)

  1. A legume resembling a nut, the fruit of the plant Arachis hypogaea.
    Synonyms: earthnut, goober, goober pea, groundnut, monkey nut

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peanut (third-person singular simple present peanuts, present participle peanutting, simple past and past participle peanutted)

  1. (transitive) To pull on somebody's tie as a prank, causing the knot to tighten.

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peanut c (singular definite peanutten, plural indefinite peanuts)

  1. peanut

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