Definition of groundnut. Meaning of groundnut. Synonyms of groundnut

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Definition of groundnut

groundnut
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.
Groundnut
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]

Meaning of groundnut from wikipedia

- subterranea, the Bambara groundnut Macrotyloma geocarpum, the Hausa groundnut Roots and tubers: Apios americana, the American groundnut or potato-bean Conopodium...
- The peanut, also known as the groundnut, goober (US), or monkey nut (UK), and taxonomically cl****ified as Arachis hypogaea, is a legume crop grown mainly...
- Peanut soup or groundnut soup is a soup made from peanuts, often with various other ingredients. It is a staple of African cuisine but is also eaten in...
- The Tanganyika groundnut scheme, or East Africa groundnut scheme, was a failed attempt by the British government to cultivate tracts of Tanganyika (modern-day...
- cinnamon vine, American groundnut, or groundnut (but not to be confused with other plants sometimes known by the name groundnut) is a perennial vine that...
- the peanut (also called a groundnut). They can be eaten fresh or boiled after drying. The origin of the Bambara groundnut is West Africa and the region...
- ICAR - Directorate of Groundnut Research (ICAR-DGR) formerly known as National Research Centre for Groundnut is a premier national level institute set...
- Groundnut pyramids were pyramid-like structures made from groundnut sacks. The pyramids were built in northern Nigeria in cities such as Kano, where groundnut...
- Peanut stew or groundnut stew, called maafe (Wolof, mafé, maffé, maffe), sauce d'arachide (French), tigadèguèna or domoda, is a stew or sauce that is...
- Peanut oil, also known as groundnut oil or arachis oil, is a mild-tasting vegetable oil derived from peanuts. The oil has a strong peanut flavor and aroma...
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