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earthnut

Syllabification: earth·nut
Pronunciation: /ˈərTHˌnət
 
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Definition of earthnut in English:

noun

1A Eurasian plant of the parsley family, which has an edible roundish tuber and is typically found in woodland and acid pasture. Also called pignut.
  • Conopodium majus, family Umbelliferae
1.1The almond-flavored tuber of the earthnut plant.
2chiefly British another term for peanut.

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