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English → English (WordNet) Definition: earthnut earthnut n 1: any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe [syn: truffle, earth-ball] 2: a common European plant having edible tubers with the flavor of roasted chestnuts [syn: Conopodium denudatum] 3: pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms [syn: peanut, goober, goober pea, groundnut, monkey nut] 4: edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber [syn: truffle]
English → English (gcide) Definition: earthnut Groundnut \Ground"nut`\ (ground"n[u^]t`), n. (Bot.) (a) The fruit of the Arachis hypog[ae]a (native country uncertain); the peanut; the earthnut. (b) A leguminous, twining plant (Apios tuberosa), producing clusters of dark purple flowers and having a root tuberous and pleasant to the taste. (c) The dwarf ginseng (Aralia trifolia). [U. S.] --Gray. (d) A European plant of the genus Bunium (B. flexuosum), having an edible root of a globular shape and sweet, aromatic taste; -- called also earthnut, earth chestnut , hawknut, and pignut. [1913 Webster] Peanut \Pea"nut\, n. (Bot.) The fruit of a trailing leguminous plant (Arachis hypog[ae]a ); also, the plant itself, which is widely cultivated for its fruit. [1913 Webster] Note: The fruit is a hard pod, usually containing two or three seeds, sometimes but one, which ripen beneath the soil. Called also earthnut, groundnut, and goober. [1913 Webster]


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