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Groundnut vs. Peanut

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Groundnutnoun

A climbing vine, Apios americana, of eastern North America, having fragrant brownish flowers and small edible tubers.

Peanutnoun

A legume resembling a nut, the fruit of the plant Arachis hypogaea.

Groundnutnoun

Any similar plant having underground tubers.

Peanutverb

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

Groundnutnoun

The nutlike tuber of such a plant, especially peanuts.

Peanutnoun

The fruit of a trailing leguminous plant (Arachis hypogæa); also, the plant itself, which is widely cultivated for its fruit.

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Groundnutnoun

A plant which bears its nutlike seeds underground, such as a peanut or Bambara groundnut.

Peanutnoun

underground pod of the peanut vine

Groundnutnoun

The fruit of the Arachis hypogæa (native country uncertain); the peanut; the earthnut.

Peanutnoun

widely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regions; showy yellow flowers on stalks that bend over to the soil so that seed pods ripen underground

Groundnutnoun

a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans

Peanutnoun

a young child who is small for his age

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Groundnutnoun

nutlike tuber; important food of Native Americans

Peanutnoun

pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms

Groundnutnoun

pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms

Peanutadjective

of little importance or influence or power; of minor status;

‘a minor, insignificant bureaucrat’; ‘peanut politicians’;

Groundnutnoun

another term for peanut

Peanutnoun

the oval seed of a tropical South American plant, often roasted and salted and eaten as a snack or used to make oil or animal feed

‘a bag of dry-roasted peanuts’;

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Groundnutnoun

a North American plant of the pea family, which yields a sweet edible tuber.

Peanutnoun

the plant of the pea family that bears peanuts, which develop in pods that ripen underground.

Peanutnoun

a very small or inadequate sum of money

‘he pays peanuts’;

Peanutnoun

small pieces of styrofoam used as packing material.

Peanut

The peanut, also known as the groundnut, goober (US), pindar (US) or monkey nut (UK), and taxonomically classified as Arachis hypogaea, is a legume crop grown mainly for its edible seeds. It is widely grown in the tropics and subtropics, being important to both small and large commercial producers.

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