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beer nut

noun

a trademarked peanut snack served with its husk but no shell, in a sweet-and-salty glaze; also used generically for a peanut served with its husk but not the shell

Examples

In Australia, "beer nuts" are used as a generic description of roasted, salted peanuts sold shelled but unhusked.

Word Origin

1950+

Usage Note

cooking

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