HyperDic: peanut

English > 5 senses of the word peanut:
NOUNplantpeanutunderground pod of the peanut vine
plantpeanut, peanut vine, Arachis hypogaeawidely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regions
person peanuta young child who is small for his age
foodpeanut, earthnut, goober, goober pea, groundnut, monkey nutpod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds
ADJECTIVEallpeanut, insignificantof little importance or influence or power
peanut > pronunciation
Soundspiy'naht; piy'nah.t
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > peanut: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf little importance or influence or power; of minor status.
Example "peanut politicians"
Synonyminsignificant
BroaderminorOf lesser importance or stature or rank
Spanishinsignificante, pequeño
Catalaninsignificant, petit
English > peanut: 5 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningunderground pod of the peanut vine.
Part ofpeanut, peanut vine, Arachis hypogaeaWidely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regions
Broaderpod, seedpodA several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant
Substancespeanut oil, groundnut oilAn oil from peanuts
Spanishcacahuete
English > peanut: 5 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningWidely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regions; showy yellow flowers on stalks that bend over to the soil so that seed pods ripen underground.
Synonymspeanut vine, Arachis hypogaea
Member ofArachis, genus ArachisA genus of plants with pods that ripen underground (see peanut)
Partspeanut, earthnut, goober, goober pea, groundnut, monkey nutpod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds
peanutunderground pod of the peanut vine
Broaderlegume, leguminous plantAn erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
Spanishcacahuete
Catalancacauet
English > peanut: 5 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA young child who is small for his age.
Broaderchild, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestlingA young person of either sex
English > peanut: 5 senses > noun 4, food
Meaningpod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; 'groundnut' and 'monkey nut' are British terms.
Synonymsearthnut, goober, goober pea, groundnut, monkey nut
Part ofpeanut, peanut vine, Arachis hypogaeaWidely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regions
Broaderedible nutA hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell
Spanisharachis hypogaea, cacahuate, cacahuete, cacahuey, maní
Catalancacauet

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