from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The peanut.


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  • In Australia it doesn't refer to peanut, but this.

    March 17, 2011

  • *backs away slowly*

    March 17, 2011

  • *Throws monkey-nuts around the room and clamors for more fish fingers*

    March 17, 2011

  • I've heard peanuts called monkey nuts. It'll be dead within 40 years though.

    November 30, 2007

  • And yet it doesn't sound at all edible....

    June 24, 2007

  • Apparently it's (or used to be) British for peanut, according to Mencken.

    June 24, 2007