hog peanut


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hog peanut

n.
A twining North American vine (Amphicarpaea bracteata) in the pea family, having clusters of pinkish or white flowers and bearing three-seeded pods as well as basal or underground fleshy one-seeded pods.

hog peanut

n
(Plants) a North American leguminous climbing plant, Amphicarpa bracteata, having fleshy curved one-seeded pods, which ripen in or on the ground
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Noun1.hog peanut - vine widely distributed in eastern North America producing racemes of purple to maroon flowers and abundant (usually subterranean) edible one-seeded pods resembling peanutshog peanut - vine widely distributed in eastern North America producing racemes of purple to maroon flowers and abundant (usually subterranean) edible one-seeded pods resembling peanuts
Amphicarpa, Amphicarpaea, genus Amphicarpa, genus Amphicarpaea - very small genus of twining vines of North America and Asia: hog peanut
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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