Peanut definition

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(informal) A small or insignificant person.
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(slang) A trifling or relatively small sum of money.
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The edible, nutlike, oily seed of this plant, used for food and as a source of oil.
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A peanut-shaped piece of polystyrene, used in cushioning items during shipment.
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A spreading, annual vine (Arachis hypogaea) of the pea family, with yellow flowers and brittle pods ripening underground and containing one to three edible seeds.
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To pull on somebody's tie as a prank, causing the knot to tighten.
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A small child. Often used as a term of affection.
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A person who is regarded as insignificant.
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A legume resembling a nut, the fruit of the plant Arachis hypogaea.
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A prostrate southern Brazilian plant (Arachis hypogaea) widely cultivated in tropical and warm temperate regions, having yellow flowers on stalks that bend over so that the seed pods ripen underground.
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(informal) A very small amount of money; a trifling sum.
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The pod or any of its seeds.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
peanut
Plural:
peanuts

Origin of peanut

  • From pea +"Ž nut.

    From Wiktionary