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common name for several different genera of twining herbaceous, leguminous plants with geocarpie (underground fruits), chiefly the peanutpeanut,
name for a low, annual leguminous plant (Arachis hypogaea) of the family Leguminosae (pulse family) and for its edible seeds. Native to South America and cultivated there for millenia, it is said to have been introduced to Africa by early explorers, and Africans
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. Groundnuts are classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Rosales, family Leguminosae.
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groundnut

(not the same as other plants called “groundnut”) A vine with edible beans and tuberous roots. red/brown/purple flowers. One of the most popular edible plant foods of North American indians. Very high in starch and protein (3x more than potatoes). Very popular steamed, roasted, boiled etc. Sometimes there are entire strings of potato-like bulges growing along a root or stem, like a beaded necklace.

groundnut

1. a North American climbing leguminous plant, Apios tuberosa, with fragrant brown flowers and small edible underground tubers
2. the tuber of this plant
3. any of several other plants having underground nutlike parts
4. Brit another name for peanut
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Moisture content was determined by drying replicate portions of 5-10 g of ground nuts at 106 degC nuts for 24h and then subsequently up to constant weight, loss in weight was expressed as percentage calculated on wet weight basis [29].
The objective following the present study was to investigate the effect of different moisture levels on the multiplication of mycoflora, detection of aflatoxin B1 (AFB1), tocopherols and fatty acid profiles in tree and ground nuts during storage.
Ground Nut, having his first run in almost two years, won the best race of the day, the extended two-mile chase, when rallying after losing the lead to Sursum Corda two out to get up again on the run-in and win a pulsating duel by a neck.
He registered a career-best Postmark figure after a 17-month break at Exeter in April 1996 when a three-length second to Ground Nut (pair well clear) off a 24lb higher mark than today.
Ground Nut was napped at 4-5, and Cumbrian Challenge (3-1) was advised with Beachy Head as the danger for a pounds 21.
As Ground Nut and Kadastrof cut out the early running the 10-1 winner was held up behind by Osborne and only started to make up ground on the outside as the field swung for home.
Add ground nut mixture, cinnamon, salt, baking powder and remaining 1 cup flour; beat just until combined.
Making rapid headway in the latter stages Ground Nut was only seven lengths adrift of Barna Boy and Carlito Brigante at the line.
For the accompanying lime mayonnaise you will need two small egg yolks, seasoning, plus a pinch of mustard powder, 250ml (8 1/2 fl oz) ground nut oil, finely grated zest of half a lime, lime juice and a few drops of toasted sesame seed oil.
Great Garry belted the bookies yesterday with a 1312-1 double via his nap GROUND NUT (7-2) and SOCIETY GUEST (9-4).
Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Dry Guar Chara Barani 4000 Quintal And Dry Ground Nut Chara 5000 Quintal