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peanutnoun

uk   us   /ˈpiː.nʌt/

peanut noun (NUT)

B1 [C] (UK also groundnut) an oval-shaped nut that grows underground in pairs inside a thin brown shell: peanut/groundnut oil salted/dry-roast(ed) peanuts
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peanut noun (LITTLE MONEY)

peanuts [plural] informal something so small it is not worth considering, especially an amount of money: They pay people peanuts in that organization.
Translations of “peanut”
in Arabic فول سوداني…
in Korean 땅콩…
in Malaysian kacang tanah…
in French cacahuète…
in Turkish yer fıstığı…
in Italian arachide, nocciolina americana…
in Chinese (Traditional) 果仁, 花生,花生米…
in Russian арахис…
in Polish orzeszek ziemny…
in Vietnamese hạt lạc…
in Spanish cacahuete…
in Portuguese amendoim…
in Thai ถั่ว…
in German die Erdnuß…
in Catalan cacauet…
in Japanese ピーナッツ, 落花生…
in Indonesian kacang tanah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 果仁, 花生,花生米…
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