Definition of Hog peanut

1. Noun. Vine widely distributed in eastern North America producing racemes of purple to maroon flowers and abundant (usually subterranean) edible one-seeded pods resembling peanuts.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hog Peanut

hog cranberry
hog deer
hog fennel
hog fuel
hog gum
hog gums
hog heaven
hog island
hog islands
hog line
hog line violation
hog maw
hog maws
hog millet
hog molly
hog peanut (current term)
hog plum
hog plum bush
hog snapper
hog sucker
hog town
hog towns
hog waller
hog wallers
hog wallow
hog wallows

Literary usage of Hog peanut

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1. Lake Maxinkuckee: A Physical and Biological Survey by Barton Warren Evermann, Howard Walton Clark (1920)
"The tops of the hog-peanut are eagerly eaten by cattle and would probably ... The roots of the hog-peanut abound in tubercles and it would undoubtedly be a ..."

2. Botany: An Elementary Text for Schools by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1901)
"215 shows a cleistogamous flower of the hog- peanut at a. ... The pupil must not confound the nodules on the roots of hog-peanut with the cleistogamous ..."

3. Strolls by Starlight and Sunshine by William Hamilton Gibson (1890)
"Hog-peanut, it is called, presumably because, of all grubbers in the woods, ... It is allied to the hog- peanut just described, and bears the same popular ..."

4. An Ainu-English-Japanese Dictionary (including A Grammar of the Ainu Language.) by John Batchelor (1905)
"Things washed. Aha, 7»\ * wjt^7--*jt. n. The hog-peanut. ... The flower and pod of the hog- peanut. Ahara, 7'*5, *?*-**; 9*. n. The vine of the hog-peanut. ..."

5. A Guide to the Wild Flowers by Alice Lounsberry (1899)
"Whoever maimed the unoffending little thing with the name of hog-peanut must still be smarting under the weight of his iniquities ; although the ..."

6. The Vines of Northeastern America: Fully Illustrated from Original Sketches by Charles Stedman Newhall (1897)
"Pod, neither jointed nor one-seeded, excepting sometimes in the lower and usually underground pods of the Hog-Peanut (No. 8). (<5) Standard (the large upper ..."

7. The Brook Book: A First Acquaintance with the Brook and Its Inhabitants by Mary Farrand Rogers Miller (1901)
"While searching about for a stick to drive into the ground at my boat landing, I found trailing over the rich moist earth many hog-peanut vines. ..."

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