earthnut

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n earthnut edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber
    • n earthnut pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms
    • n earthnut a common European plant having edible tubers with the flavor of roasted chestnuts
    • n earthnut any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Earthnut (Bot) A name given to various roots, tubers, or pods grown under or on the ground
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n earthnut The tuberous root of Bunium flexuosum and B. Bulbocastanum, common umbelliferous plants of Europe. See Bunium.
    • n earthnut The groundunt, Arachis hypogæa.
    • n earthnut The tuber of Cyperus rotundus and some other species of the same genus.
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