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peanut butter

noun
1.
a paste made from ground roasted peanuts, used as a spread or in cookery.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism
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  • His image is used to sell peanut butter and cross-country bus trips.
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  • Spread the peanut butter on the tortillas, then add in the carob chips and marshmallows.
  • Sun-dried tomatoes and basil are as common in today's kitchen as peanut butter and jelly.
  • Leroy had set a live trap with peanut butter as bait, and had caught the rascal on the first night.
  • Bug bits end up in such foods as chocolate and peanut butter.
  • Make peanut butter or cream cheese sandwiches using round deli bread.
  • Blend in peanut butter until completely incorporated.
  • Here he's got two slabs of camp-made bread slathered with peanut butter and pancake syrup.
  • The only intact container was a small jar of peanut butter.
British Dictionary definitions for peanut butter

peanut butter

noun
1.
a brownish oily paste made from peanuts
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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