groundnut definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a plant with edible tubers or tuberlike parts, as the peanut
- the edible tuber or tuberlike part
groundnut definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- a. A climbing vine (Apios americana) of eastern North America, having compound leaves, clusters of fragrant brownish flowers, and small edible tubers.b. Any of several plants having underground tubers or nutlike parts.c. The tuber or nutlike part of such a plant.
- Chiefly British and South Atlantic U.S. A peanut.