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4 definitions found
 for Arachis hypog[ae]a
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
     Bunium+({B.+flexuosum">(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]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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 exists as a glyceride, and from
        which it is extracted as a white, crystalline substance.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Peanut \Pea"nut\ (p[=e]"n[u^]t), 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]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pindal \Pin"dal\, Pindar \Pin"dar\, n. [D. piendel.] (Bot.)
     The peanut ({Arachis hypog[ae]a); -- so called in the West
     Indies.
     [1913 Webster]

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