genus Arachis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n genus Arachis a genus of plants with pods that ripen underground (see peanut)
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Usage

In literature:

ARACHIS (ar'a-kis), a genus of leguminous plants much cultivated in warm climates, and esteemed a valuable article of food.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
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