from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The peanut. Sportsman's
  • noun Same as groundnut, 3.


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  • The Peanut in its travels has also acquired a variety of names, such as ground-pea, earth-nut, goober [1] or guber, and pindar.

    The Peanut Plant Its Cultivation And Uses B. W. Jones

  • The soil of Onslow is productive in cotton, corn, peas, potatoes, and is especially favorable to the perfection of the ground-pea or peanut, which, in the decomposed shelly soils in the vicinity of the coast, claims the chief attention of the farmers and constitutes the most profitable crop.

    North Carolina and its Resources. North Carolina. Board of Agriculture. 1896

  • "'Honey gal,' I says to her, 'it shore looks to me like you're due to get your fullupances of the succulential ground-pea of the Sunny

    From Place to Place 1910


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