hog peanut

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hog peanut vine widely distributed in eastern North America producing racemes of purple to maroon flowers and abundant (usually subterranean) edible one-seeded pods resembling peanuts
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hog peanut (Bot) a kind of earth pea.
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Usage

In literature:

Dat same year we raised a big crop of corn, cotton and peanuts, and had plenty hogs.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Hogs are exceedingly fond of the Peanut, and as soon as they find them out, they will continue to root for them as long as one can be had.
"The Peanut Plant" by B. W. Jones
This applies especially to meat from hogs fattened on mast or peanuts.
"Agriculture in Virginia, 1607-1699" by Lyman Carrier
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