Synonyms of peanut


1. peanut, pod, seedpod

usage: underground pod of the peanut vine

2. peanut, peanut vine, Arachis hypogaea, legume, leguminous plant

usage: widely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regions; showy yellow flowers on stalks that bend over to the soil so that seed pods ripen underground

3. peanut, child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling

usage: a young child who is small for his age

4. peanut, earthnut, goober, goober pea, groundnut, monkey nut, edible nut

usage: pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms


1. insignificant, peanut, minor (vs. major)

usage: of little importance or influence or power; of minor status; "a minor, insignificant bureaucrat"; "peanut politicians"

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Definition and meaning of peanut (Dictionary)