Arachis

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EtymologyEdit

Coined by Linnaeus as an alteration of Ancient Greek ἄραχος (árakhos), an alternative form of ἄρακος (árakos, chickling vetch).

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Arachis f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Fabaceae – flowering plants, of which the peanut is the best known by far.

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