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Meaning of PEANUT

Pronunciation:  'peenut

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms
  2. [n]  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
  3. [n]  underground pod of of the peanut vine
  4. [adj]  of little importance or influence or power; of minor status; "a minor, insignificant bureaucrat"; "peanut politicians"

PEANUT is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: Arachis hypogaea, earthnut, goober, goober pea, groundnut, insignificant, minor, monkey nut, peanut vine
 See Also: Arachis, Arachis hypogaea, earthnut, edible nut, genus Arachis, goober, goober pea, groundnut, groundnut oil, legume, leguminous plant, monkey nut, peanut, peanut, peanut oil, peanut vine, pod, seedpod



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

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

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing peanuts in your dream, symbolize the need to get to the truth or core of something. You may also need to start pushing yourself and utilizing your full potential, Consider the peanuts in your dream to be a pun for money and what little you have of it. It may represent your financial difficulties.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: almond, almond paste, amande, amande douce, amandes mondees, bitter almond, blanched almonds, Brazil nut, burnt almond, goober, goober pea, groundnut, ground-pea, inconsequential, kernel, measly, meat, Mickey Mouse, nigger toe, noisette, noix, nut, paltry, peanut butter, picayune, piddling, puny, salted peanuts, small, sweet almond