from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A Eurasian and northern African plant (Conopodium majus) in the parsley family, having tuberous roots that are edible when roasted.
  • noun The tuber of this plant.
  • noun Any of various other plants, such as the peanut, similar to the earthnut.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The tuberous root of Bunium flexuosum and B. Bulbocastanum, common umbelliferous plants of Europe. See Bunium.
  • noun The groundunt, Arachis hypogæa.
  • noun The tuber of Cyperus rotundus and some other species of the same genus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The esculent tubers of the umbelliferous plants Bunium flexuosum and Carum Bulbocastanum.
  • noun The peanut. See peanut.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any of various roots, tubers, or pods that grow underground.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a common European plant having edible tubers with the flavor of roasted chestnuts
  • noun edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber
  • noun any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe
  • noun pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms


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