Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Arachis: Arachis oil


(Plants) any of various plants native to South America and belonging to the genus Arachis of the family Fabaceae, the most famous of which is the peanut (Arachis hypogaea)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arachis - a genus of plants with pods that ripen underground (see peanut)Arachis - a genus of plants with pods that ripen underground (see peanut)
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, family Leguminosae, legume family, Leguminosae, pea family - a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Oil seeds Cyanide Tannin Oxalate Trypsin content content content Inhibitor mg HCN/100gm g/100g g/100g Activity (TIA) Percent inhibition Helianthus 4.175 0.651 0.113 ND annuus LSF-11 Helianthus 4.026 0.623 0.098 ND annuus LSF-8 Carthamus 3.458 0.511 0.079 ND tinctorius PBNS-12 Carthamus 3.730 0.530 0.085 ND tinctorius PBNS-40 Arachis 4.818 0.412 0.180 ND hypogaea JL-24 Oil seeds Haemagglutinin Haemagglutinin Haemagglutinin Activity Activity Activity (on Chicken (on Goat (on Human +O Blood Group) Blood Group) Blood Group) Helianthus 1:16 1:32 1:8 annuus LSF-11 Helianthus 1:8 1:16 1:2 annuus LSF-8 Carthamus ND ND ND tinctorius PBNS-12 Carthamus ND ND ND tinctorius PBNS-40 Arachis ND 1:8 ND hypogaea JL-24 ND- not detected.
Biochemical studies have been conducted in callus culture of Arachis hypogea [23].
Although peanuts are a common major crop, they have unusual properties, e.g., being one of the few plant species (Arachis) forming underground flowers, that have not been thoroughly investigated.
- This project was designed to introgress root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne arenaria (Neal) Chitwood) resistance through backcross breeding into the commercially available peanut (Arachis hypogea L.) cultivar 'Tamrun 96' using Marker Assisted Selection (MAS) as the primary selection tool.
Seven lectins were used in this study: Wheat germ agglutinin (WGA), concanavalin A (Con A), Lens culinaris (LcH), Glycine max (SBA), Arachis hypogaea (PNA), Lotus tetragonolobus (LTA).
This strange little relative of our peas and beans, Arachis hypogea, has a rather odd way of developing its seeds.
The scientific name for peanuts is Arachis hypogaea.
Isotretinoin (Roaccutane [R]) capsules include arachis oil, which is extracted from peanuts.
Five plant varieties were collected and identified as Vigna unguiculata, Phaseolus mungo, Glycine max, Pisum sativam, and Arachis hypogea.
Five commercial samples of standardized soy dry extract, homogeneously suspended in arachis oil, were administered per os in serial doses (125-4150 mg/kg bw/day) to immature female rats for 3 days.