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peanut butter

noun
  1. 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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  • 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

noun
  1. a brownish oily paste made from peanuts
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