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peanut butter


Simple Definition of peanut butter

  • : a creamy food made from peanuts

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of peanut butter

  1. :  a creamy food made from peanuts

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a low-branching widely cultivated annual herb (Arachis hypogaea) of the legume family with showy yellow flowers having a peduncle which elongates and bends into the soil where the ovary ripens into a pod containing one to three oily edible seeds

    :  its seed or seed-containing pod

    :  an insignificant or tiny person

  1. :  insignificant, petty

  1. :  a solid emulsion of fat globules, air, and water made by churning milk or cream and used as food

    : :  a buttery substance: as

    :  any of various fatty oils remaining nearly solid at ordinary temperatures

  1. :  to spread with or as if with butter

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a timid, meek, or unassertive person

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