<botany> The fruit of the Arachis hypogaea (native country uncertain); the peanut; the earthnut.

A leguminous, twining plant (Apios tuberosa), producing clusters of dark purple flowers and having a root tuberous and pleasant to the taste.

The dwarf ginseng (Aralia trifolia).

A European plant of the genus Bunium (B. Flexuosum) having an edible root of a globular shape aud sweet, aromatic taste.

Synonyms: earthnut, earth chestnut, hawknut, and pignut.

(01 Mar 1998)

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