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peanut

 
Adjective peanut has 1 sense
  1. insignificant, peanut - of little importance or influence or power; of minor status; "a minor, insignificant bureaucrat"; "peanut politicians"
    Antonym: major (indirect, via minor)
Noun peanut has 4 senses
  1. peanut - underground pod of the peanut vine
    --1 is a kind of
    pod, seedpod
    --1 is a part of peanut, peanut vine, Arachis hypogaea
    --1 has substances: peanut oil, groundnut oil
  2. peanut, peanut vine, Arachis hypogaea - 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
    --2 is a kind of legume, leguminous plant
    --2 is a member of Arachis, genus Arachis
    --2 has parts:
     peanut, earthnut, goober, goober pea, groundnut, monkey nut; peanut
  3. peanut - a young child who is small for his age
    --3 is a kind of
    child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling
  4. peanut, earthnut, goober, goober pea, groundnut, monkey nut - pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms
    --4 is a kind of edible nut
    --4 is a part of peanut, peanut vine, Arachis hypogaea
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