Associations to the word «Peanut»

Wiktionary

PEANUT, noun. A legume resembling a nut, the fruit of the plant Arachis hypogaea.
PEANUT, verb. (transitive) To pull on somebody's tie as a prank, causing the knot to tighten.
PEANUT BRITTLE, noun. A type of brittle (confection) containing peanuts in a hard toffee.
PEANUT BUTTER, noun. A spread made from ground peanuts.
PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY, noun. The mixture of peanut butter and jelly (jam), that is spread on bread to make a sandwich.
PEANUT BUTTER CUP, noun. A chocolate candy with peanut butter filling.
PEANUT BUTTERS, noun. Plural of peanut butter
PEANUT GALLERIES, noun. Plural of peanut gallery
PEANUT GALLERY, noun. (historical) In the nineteenth century, the cheap seats at the back of a theatre or in the upper balcony.
PEANUT GALLERY, noun. (historical) The upper balcony in racially segregated venues such as a theatre to which black patrons were restricted.
PEANUT GALLERY, noun. (idiomatic) Any source of heckling, unwelcome commentary or criticism, especially from a know-it-all or of an inexpert nature. May also now refer to general audience response: "Let's hear it from the peanut gallery."
PEANUT MILK, noun. A milky liquid made from peanuts and used as a milk substitute, cooking ingredient or beverage.
PEANUT PASTE, noun. (dated) the sandwich spread more commonly known as peanut butter.
PEANUT TREE, noun. A tree of the species Sterculia quadrifida; a red- or orange-fruited kurrajong.
PEANUT TREES, noun. Plural of peanut tree
PEANUT WORM, noun. A sipunculid worm.
PEANUT WORMS, noun. Plural of peanut worm

Dictionary definition

PEANUT, noun. Underground pod of the peanut vine.
PEANUT, 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, noun. A young child who is small for his age.
PEANUT, noun. Pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms.
PEANUT, adjective. Of little importance or influence or power; of minor status; "a minor, insignificant bureaucrat"; "peanut politicians".

Wise words

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