Translation of peanut in Spanish:

peanut

Pronunciation: /ˈpiːnʌt/

n

  • 1.1 [Agr] [Culin] maní (m) or (Esp) cacahuete (m) or (Méx) cacahuate (m)
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    • In western countries they are most familiar as roasted or salted peanuts, or in peanut butter or incorporated in confectionery.
    • Rich in essential fatty acids and protein, it also contains organic dry roasted Valencia peanuts and sea salt.
    • How she loved to crunch them; dry roasted peanuts, macadamias, cashews, pistachios, walnuts and Brazils.
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    • Yucca, plantain, peanuts, sweet potatoes, and sugarcane are grown, as well as medicinal herbs.
    • He encouraged farmers to try new crops, like peanuts, cowpeas and sweet potatoes, and to try new rotations, better cultural practices and more appropriate machinery.
    • They grow several staple crops, including manioc root, sweet potatoes, sugar cane, peanuts, and plantains.
    1.2
    (peanuts pl)
    (small sum) [colloquial/familiar] una miseria [familiar/colloquial] we work for peanuts nos pagan una miseria [familiar/colloquial]

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