peanut butter



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

Origin of peanut butter

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • It was coloured just like peanut-butter and was soft and healing.

    Seven O'Clock Stories

    Robert Gordon Anderson

British Dictionary definitions for peanut butter

peanut butter


a brownish oily paste made from peanuts
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