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1. groundnut

noun. ['ˈgraʊndˌnət'] a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans.

Synonyms

  • Indian potato
  • Apios americana
  • potato bean
  • groundnut vine
  • genus Apios
  • vine
  • wild bean
  • Apios

Etymology

  • ground (English)
  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • nut (English)
  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Groundnut

  • chesnut
  • chestnut
  • chestnut
  • coconut
  • donut
  • doughnut
  • hazelnut
  • hudnut
  • peanut
  • walnut

Example sentences of the word groundnut


1. Adjective
Many groundnut oil substitutions have high smoke points.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Only the peanut grows in the ground, and that’s why some cultures call it a groundnut.

3. Noun, plural
African cooks generally spoon groundnut stew over rice, couscous, millet or sweet potatoes.

2. groundnut

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

Synonyms

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

Etymology

  • ground (English)
  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • nut (English)
  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. groundnut

noun. ['ˈgraʊndˌnət'] nutlike tuber; important food of Native Americans.

Synonyms

  • Indian potato
  • Apios americana
  • potato bean
  • groundnut vine
  • tuber
  • wild bean

Etymology

  • ground (English)
  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • nut (English)
  • nute (Middle English (1100-1500))
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