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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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peanutpea‧nut /ˈpiːnʌt/ ●●● S3 noun  1 peanuts.jpg [countable]DFF a pale brown nut in a thin shell which grows under the ground syn groundnut a packet of roasted peanuts2 peanuts
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peanutThe whole business seemed to have shrunk in importance to the size of a peanut anyway.Remove from heat and beat in sugars, syrup, eggs, milk and peanuts.Savoy Crunch peanuts are coated in a crispy shell in smoked bacon or sweet and sour flavours.salted peanutsThe peanut program allows only farmers with a federal quota to grow peanuts for the domestic market.He noticed, as she sliced the bread and spread it clumsily with peanut butter, that her hands were shaking.
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