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Related to groundnut: Apios americana


a. A climbing vine (Apios americana) in the pea family, native to eastern North America, having compound leaves, clusters of fragrant brownish flowers, and small edible tubers.
b. Any of several plants having underground tubers or nutlike parts.
c. The tuber or nutlike part of such a plant.
2. Chiefly British and South Atlantic US A peanut.


1. (Plants) a North American climbing leguminous plant, Apios tuberosa, with fragrant brown flowers and small edible underground tubers
2. (Plants) the tuber of this plant
3. (Plants) any of several other plants having underground nutlike parts
4. (Plants) Brit another name for peanut



1. a twining North American plant, Apios tuberosa, of the legume family, having clusters of fragrant brownish flowers and an edible tuber.
2. any of several other plants having edible underground parts.
3. South Atlantic U.S., Brit. peanut.


Usually a peanut (Arachis hypogaea), which presumably originated in South America. Sometimes, however, it refers to the chufa (Cyperus esculentus), a European sedge whose tubers are favored by hogs, or the bamberra groundnut (Voandzeia subterranea), native to tropical Africa, or the hog peanut (earth pea).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Groundnut - a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubersgroundnut - a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans
groundnut, wild bean, potato bean - nutlike tuber; important food of Native Americans
Apios, genus Apios - twining perennial North American plants
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
2.groundnut - nutlike tuber; important food of Native Americans
Apios americana, Apios tuberosa, groundnut, groundnut vine, Indian potato, wild bean, potato bean - a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans
tuber - a fleshy underground stem or root serving for reproductive and food storage
3.Groundnut - pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seedsgroundnut - 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
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A. N (Brit) → cacahuete m (Sp), maní m (LAm), cacahuate m (Mex)
B. CPD groundnut oil Naceite m de cacahuete


[ˈgraʊndnʌt] narachide fgroundnut oil nhuile f d'arachideground rent n (British)fermage mground rules nplprincipes mpl de base
to lay down the ground rules for sth → établir les principes de base de qch
to lay down ground rules on sth → établir les principes de base de qch


[ˈgraʊndˌnʌt] narachide f


(graund) noun
1. the solid surface of the Earth. lying on the ground; high ground.
2. a piece of land used for some purpose. a football ground.
1. to base. His argument is grounded on a series of wrong assumptions.
2. to (cause a ship to) hit the seabed or shore and remain stuck.
3. to prevent (an aeroplane, pilot) from flying. All planes have been grounded because of the fog.
ˈgrounding noun
the teaching of the basic facts of a subject. a good grounding in mathematics.
ˈgroundless adjective
without reason. Your fears are groundless.
grounds noun plural
1. the garden or land round a large house etc. the castle grounds.
2. good reasons. Have you any grounds for calling him a liar?
3. the powder which remains in a cup (eg of coffee) which one has drunk. coffee grounds.
ground floor
the rooms of a building which are at street level. My office is on the ground floor; (also adjective) a ground-floor flat.
groundnutpeanutˈgroundwork noun
work done in preparation for beginning a project etc.
break new ground
to deal with a subject for the first time.
cover ground
to deal with a certain amount of work etc. We've covered a lot of ground at this morning's meeting.
get (something) off the ground
to get (a project etc) started.
hold one's ground
to refuse to move back or retreat when attacked. Although many were killed, the soldiers held their ground.
lose ground
to (be forced to) move back or retreat. The general sent in reinforcements when he saw that his troops were losing ground.
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