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peanut

noun uk   /ˈpiː.nʌt/ us  

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 Korean 땅콩…
in Arabic فول سوداني…
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 Spanish cacahuete…
in Portuguese amendoim…
in German die Erdnuß…
in Catalan cacauet…
in Japanese ピーナッツ, 落花生…
in Chinese (Simplified) 果仁, 花生,花生米…
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