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Arachis hypogaea
Peanut Pea"nut, n. (Bot.) The fruit of a trailing leguminous plant (Arachis hypog[ae]a); also, the plant itself, which is widely cultivated for its fruit. Note: The fruit is a hard pod, usually containing two or three seeds, sometimes but one, which ripen beneath the soil. Called also earthnut, groundnut, and goober.
Arachis hypogaea
Pindal Pin"dal, Pindar Pin"dar, n. [D. piendel.] (Bot.) The peanut (Arachis hypog[ae]a); -- so called in the West Indies.
Arachis hypogaea
Groundnut Ground"nut` (-n[u^]t`), n. (Bot.) (a) The fruit of the Arachis hypog[ae]a (native country uncertain); the peanut; the earthnut. (b) A leguminous, twining plant (Apios tuberosa), producing clusters of dark purple flowers and having a root tuberous and pleasant to the taste. (c) The dwarf ginseng (Aralia trifolia). [U. S.] --Gray. (d) A European plant of the genus Bunium (B. flexuosum), having an edible root of a globular shape and sweet, aromatic taste; -- called also earthnut, earth chestnut, hawknut, and pignut. [1913 Webster]
Arachis hypogaea
Hypogaeic Hyp`o*g[ae]"ic, a. [Pref. hypo- + Gr. gai^a, gh^, earth.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the peanut, or earthnut (Arachis hypog[ae]a). Hypog[ae]ic acid (Chem.), an acid in the oil of the earthnut, in which it exists as a glyceride, and from which it is extracted as a white, crystalline substance.

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- Greg. Arachis correntina (Burkart) Krapov. & W.C. Greg. Arachis cruziana Krapov. et al. Arachis decora Krapov. et al. Arachis diogoi Hoehne Arachis duranensis...
- (US), pindar (US) or monkey nut (UK), and taxonomically cl****ified as Arachis hypogaea, is a legume crop grown mainly for its edible seeds. It is widely...
- Peanut oil, also known as groundnut oil or arachis oil, is a vegetable oil derived from peanuts. The oil has a strong peanut flavor and aroma. It is often...
- Its wild progenitor is thought to be Arachis pietrarellii. Although it is related to the common peanut, Arachis hypogaea, it was separately domesticated:...
- Arachis ipaensis is a herb in the Faboideae family. This plant is cited as gene sources for research in plant biology of peanut (Arachis hypogaea). Its...
- Arachis pintoi (Pinto peanut) is a forage plant native to Cerrado vegetation in Brazil. It is native to the valleys of the upper São Francisco and the...
- Aeschynomene villosa, Medicago sativa, and Trifolium repens. FAO: Arachis glabrata Tropical Forages: Arachis glabrata USDA Plants Profile: Arachis glabrata...
- Arachis monticola is a close relative of the domesticated peanut (Arachis hypogaea). Besides the peanut, it is the only other tetraploid species in the...
- Arachis duranensis (syn. Arachis argentinensis Speg., Arachis spegazzinii M.Gregory & W.Gregory) is a herb found in South America, specially in North...
- Arachis diogoi (syn. Arachis chacoense Krapov. & W.Gregory, Arachis villosa Benth. subsp. diogoi (Hoehne) A.Chev.) is a perennial herb found in Africa...
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