Arachis hypogaea
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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  • Arachis hypogaea — ID 5234 Symbol Key ARHY Common Name peanut Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, KS, KY, LA, MA, MO, MS, NC, NJ, PA, PR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Arachis hypogaea — 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 • Syn: ↑peanut, ↑peanut vine • Hypernyms: ↑legume, ↑leguminous plant •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arachis hypogaea — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arachis hypogaea — Hypogaeic Hyp o*g[ae] ic, a. [Pref. hypo + Gr. gai^a, gh^, earth.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the peanut, or earthnut ({Arachis hypog[ae]a}). [1913 Webster] {Hypog[ae]ic acid} (Chem.), an acid in the oil of the earthnut, in which it …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arachis hypogaea — Pindal Pin dal, Pindar Pin dar, n. [D. piendel.] (Bot.) The peanut ({Arachis hypog[ae]a}); so called in the West Indies. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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