peanut Idioms & Phrases


Hog peanut

  • noun vine widely distributed in eastern North America producing racemes of purple to maroon flowers and abundant (usually subterranean) edible one-seeded pods resembling peanuts
    Amphicarpa bracteata; Amphicarpaea bracteata; hog peanut.
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  • (Bot.), a kind of earth pea.
Webster 1913

peanut bar

  • noun bar of peanuts in taffy
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peanut brittle

  • noun brittle containing peanuts
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peanut butter

  • noun a spread made from ground peanuts
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  • noun (figurative) people whose criticisms are regarded as irrelevant or insignificant (resembling uneducated people who throw peanuts on the stage to express displeasure with a performance)
    • he ignored complaints from the peanut gallery
  • noun rearmost or uppermost area in the balcony containing the least expensive seats
    upper balcony; family circle; second balcony.
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peanut oil

  • noun an oil from peanuts; used in cooking and making soap
    groundnut oil.
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peanut vine

  • noun widely 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
    peanut; Arachis hypogaea.
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peanut worm

  • noun small unsegmented marine worm that when disturbed retracts its anterior portion into the body giving the appearance of a peanut
    sipunculid.
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wild peanut

  • noun vine widely distributed in eastern North America producing racemes of purple to maroon flowers and abundant (usually subterranean) edible one-seeded pods resembling peanuts
    Amphicarpa bracteata; Amphicarpaea bracteata; hog peanut.
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