from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Eurasian and northern African plant (Conopodium denudatum) having tuberous roots that are edible when roasted.
- n. The tuber of this plant.
- n. Any of various other plants, such as the peanut, similar to the earthnut.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of various roots, tubers, or pods that grow underground.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The esculent tubers of the umbelliferous plants Bunium flexuosum and Carum Bulbocastanum.
- n. The peanut. See peanut.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The tuberous root of Bunium flexuosum and B. Bulbocastanum, common umbelliferous plants of Europe. See Bunium.
- n. The groundunt, Arachis hypogæa.
- n. The tuber of Cyperus rotundus and some other species of the same genus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a common European plant having edible tubers with the flavor of roasted chestnuts
- n. edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber
- n. any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe
- n. pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms
earth + nut (Wiktionary)