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    peanut - Dictionary definition and meaning for word peanut

    Definition
    (noun) underground pod of the peanut vine Definition
    (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 Definition
    (noun) a young child who is small for his age Definition
    (noun) pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms Definition
    (adj) of little importance or influence or power; of minor status
    Synonyms : insignificant
    Example Sentence
    • a minor, insignificant bureaucrat
    • peanut politicians
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