Definition of groundnut in English:

groundnut

Syllabification: ground·nut
Pronunciation: /ˈgroundˌnət
 
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noun

  • 1 another term for peanut.
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    • Foods introduced since European contact include tapioca, groundnuts, and a wide array of vegetables and fruits, plus cattle for beef, and deer.
    • Mix the groundnut and olive oils together in a small jug and gradually whisk into the egg yolk base, a few drops at a time.
    • Also known as groundnuts or monkey nuts, peanuts are actually legumes.
  • 2A North American twining vine of the pea family, which bears clusters of fragrant brownish or maroon flowers and which yields a sweet edible tuber.
    • Genus Apios, family Leguminosae: several species, in particular A. americana

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