from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A paste made from ground roasted peanuts.

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  • n. A spread made from ground peanuts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A paste made by mixing ground fresh roasted peanuts with a small quantity of water or oil, and used chiefly as a relish on sandwiches, etc.

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

  • n. a spread made from ground peanuts


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