peanut means: It is actually a legume, not Arachis hypogea. The nut-like seed of the plant grows underground. This hard nut is also called a groundnut, earthnut, and goober. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does peanut mean?

  • You can either eat the ground nut plainly or roast it – some times salted, others not. Peanut butter, and other oils can be made from this nut. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • A prostrate southern Brazilian plant (Arachis hypogaea) It is widely grown in warm and tropical regions. The yellow flowers are on long stalks with bent ends that allow the seeds to ripen underground. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • This plant’s edible, nut-like, and oily seeds are used as food or for oil production. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • This peanut-shaped polystyrene piece is used to cushion items in shipment. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Small child. A term used to show affection. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Person who is considered insignificant. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • It is a very tiny amount; it’s a small sum. (in Merlin Dictionary)