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1. earthnut

noun. a common European plant having edible tubers with the flavor of roasted chestnuts.

Synonyms

  • herbaceous plant
  • herb
  • Conopodium
  • genus Conopodium

Etymology

  • earth (English)
  • erthe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nut (English)
  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. earthnut

noun. edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber.

Synonyms

  • truffle
  • veggie
  • vegetable

Etymology

  • earth (English)
  • erthe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nut (English)
  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. earthnut

noun. pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; groundnut' andmonkey nut' are British terms.

Synonyms

  • groundnut
  • peanut
  • goober pea
  • goober
  • monkey nut
  • Arachis hypogaea
  • peanut vine

Etymology

  • earth (English)
  • erthe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nut (English)
  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. earthnut

noun. any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe.

Synonyms

  • earth-ball
  • genus Tuber
  • truffle
  • Tuber

Etymology

  • earth (English)
  • erthe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nut (English)
  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word earthnut


1. Noun, singular or mass
Both Arachis hypogaea and Apios Americana are known as “earthnut,” depending on the part of the world.

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