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[C] (a) plant of the pea family bearing edible seeds in pods which ripen underground 落花生; 花生. (b) (also `ground-nut) one of these seeds 花生米; 花生仁. =>illus at nut 见nut插图.
peanuts [pl] (sl 俚) very small amount (esp of money) 极少的量(尤指钱): He gets paid peanuts for doing that job. 他那份工作报酬甚微.
# ,peanut `butter paste made from roasted ground peanuts, used as a food 花生酱.
,peanut `oil oil made from peanuts, used in cooking 花生油.