- any of various roots, tubers, or underground growths, as the peanut and the truffle.
- any of the plants producing these.
Origin of earthnut
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- Also called: pignut a perennial umbelliferous plant, Conopodium majus, of Europe and Asia, having edible dark brown tubers
- any of various plants having an edible root, tuber, underground pod, or similar part, such as the peanut or truffle
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