Definition of Arachis hypogaea

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Peanut, Peanut Vine
Terms within: Earthnut, Goober, Goober Pea, Groundnut, Monkey Nut, Peanut, Peanut
Generic synonyms: Legume, Leguminous Plant
Group relationships: Arachis, Genus Arachis



Lexicographical Neighbors of Arachis Hypogaea

Arabization
Arabizations
Arabize
Arabized
Arabizes
Arabizing
Arabness
Arabo-
Arabophobia
Arabs
Araby
Aracaju
Aracanese
Araceae
Arachis
Arachis hypogaea (current term)
Arachne
Arachnia
Arachosia
Aracuna
Arafat
Arafura Sea
Aragon
Aragon Strip
Aragonese
Araguaia
Araguaia River
Araguaya
Araguaya River
Aragvi

Literary usage of Arachis hypogaea

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"Formerly the peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) was thought to be a native of the Old World,but more recent investigations indicate that it is a Brazilian plant ..."

2. Alternative Farming Systems by K. Schnieder (1994)
"... Grasses; Arachis hypogaea; Sorghum bicolor; Losses from soil systems Abstract: Bioavailable P (BAP) in agricultural runoff represents P potentially ..."

3. The Chinese Recorder and Missionary Journal (1871)
"The Chinese oats was described by Fischer ля Arena chinensis. about the native country of the Ground-nut, Arachis hypogaea, ..."

4. Legumes in Crop Rotations--Bibliography, January 1990-December 1993 by Mary V. Gold (1994)
"112 NAL Call No: 382 Sol2 Effect of residual fertility and direct fertilisation on kernel, protein and oil yield of peanut (Arachis hypogaea L) grown in ..."

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