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peanut butter

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noun

a paste made from ground roasted peanuts, used as a spread or in cookery.

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Origin of peanut butter

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for peanut butter

peanut butter

noun

a brownish oily paste made from peanuts
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