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peanut butter

noun
1.
a paste made from ground roasted peanuts, used as a spread or in cookery.
Origin of peanut butter
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism
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  • Two heaping tablespoonfuls of peanut butter, scant teaspoonful of salt, two cups sugar, one cup milk.

  • If the peanut butter does not thicken it sufficiently, thicken with a little flour.

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  • Rings of Boston brown bread alternated with rings of white bread and spread with peanut butter is another popular combination.

  • They used to bounce in unannounced and eat up all our peanut butter.

  • Add tomatoes gradually to peanut butter, and when smooth add seasonings and water; simmer ten minutes, and serve with croutons.

British Dictionary definitions for peanut butter

peanut butter

noun
1.
a brownish oily paste made from peanuts
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