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monkey nut

n
(Plants) Brit another name for a peanut
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monkey nut - pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seedsmonkey nut - pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms
edible nut - a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell
Arachis hypogaea, peanut vine, peanut - widely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regions; showy yellow flowers on stalks that bend over to the soil so that seed pods ripen underground
Translations
búrsky oriešok

monkey nut

n (Brit) → nocciolina americana, arachide f

monkey

(ˈmaŋki) noun
1. an animal of the type most like man, especially those which are small and have long tails (ie not the apes).
2. a mischievous child. Their son is a little monkey.
verb
(especially with with) to meddle or interfere. Who's been monkeying (about) with the television set?
monkey business
mishievous or illegal happenings etc.
monkey nutpeanut
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WHEN I was growing up, Halloween was one of the highlights of the year, with toffee apples, monkey nuts, penny chews and maybe even some tablet if you were lucky.
Kids in wholesome makeshift outfits joined their pals to knock on neighbours' doors and joyfully accepted a scrubby apple and a few monkey nuts in return for reciting a dodgy limerick.
MACAQUES have been having fun pinching monkey nuts from pumpkins as they get into the Halloween spirit at a Stirlingshire safari park.
And a Mr D Condren in a letter to a local paper back in 1945 wrote that it was a flourishing place where "scores of barrows and stalls were loaded with goods of every description" and "there were stalls selling curtains, cast off clothing, miscellaneous pieces of china and crockery, locust beans, tiger nuts and monkey nuts and even cats' meat".
Does this mean I will be able to get bananas and monkey nuts on prescription?
Monkey Nuts by the irrepressible Etherington Brothers introduces us to the Isla De Monstera, home of the world's only tapdancing, banana-loving, rust-fighting, coconut-talking, crime-busting organisation.
Alex, from Lelant, Cornwall, who owns a hamster called Smudge, said: "They'll get lots of monkey nuts - and bottled water, not just tap water
The other plays due to be staged are The Bridge, by Nick Brelsford; It Works For Us, by Dick Curran; Monkey Nuts, by Natalie Hickman; Rocker of Ages, by Kate Shaw; and Neil Walden's Striker.
And monkey nuts,' I called, louder - he was now out of sight.
Monkey nuts, spicy cashews and prawn crackers increase the range, launched in March, to seven lines.
If ifs and buts were monkey nuts it'd be Christmas every day.