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
Words nearby peanut butter
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Example sentences from the Web for peanut butter
They only discovered the peanut-butter outbreak because there was an outbreak.Be Afraid of Your Food: An Epidemiologist’s Sensible Advice|Amanda Kludt|March 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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
a brownish oily paste made from peanuts
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