pinder

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Etymology 1[edit]

Via Gullah from Kongo mpinda (peanut).

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Noun[edit]

pinder (plural pinders)

  1. (US, dialectal, especially Southern US) A peanut, the nut-like pod containing the edible seed(s) of a leguminous plant.
  2. (US, dialectal, especially Southern US) The plant, Arachis hypogaea, that bears peanuts.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English pindere, pyndere, pundere, pendere, from Old English *pyndere, from Old English pyndan (pen up), from pund (pound, enclosure). Equivalent to pend (to pen) +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

pinder (plural pinders)

  1. (obsolete) One who impounds; a poundkeeper.

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