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peanut butter

Syllabification: pea·nut but·ter

Definition of peanut butter in English:

noun

A paste of ground roasted peanuts, usually eaten spread on bread.
Example sentences
  • The second meal is a quarter loaf of brown bread with peanut butter and margarine.
  • He stood at the counter spreading peanut butter on a slice of bread when he felt a tug on his t-shirt.
  • Rocky gave her a weak smile as he spread peanut butter on four slices of white bread.

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