circus peanut

noun

Definition of circus peanut

: a chewy marshmallow candy that is shaped like a peanut shell, is typically orange in color, and has a banana flavor

Examples of circus peanut in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For each cupcake, place 1 circus peanut on its side and cut lengthwise into thirds. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Mouse Cupcakes," 27 July 2018 For each cupcake, place 1 circus peanut on its side and cut lengthwise into thirds. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Mouse Cupcakes," 27 July 2018

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First Known Use of circus peanut

1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Circus peanut.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/circus%20peanut. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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