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Tiger Nuts
(Chufas)

see also
Nuts

Peanut shells, with one split open revealing two seeds with their brown seed coats.

Chufas, at Fiestas de San Isidro in Madrid -- Wikipedia

NOUN: 1. (chiefly in plural) The edible tuber of chufa (Cyperus aesculentus)
ALTERNATIVE FORMS:  

tigernut
tiger-nut

ETYMOLOGY:    

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Tiger Nut

Peanut.

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
  Angiosperms
  Monocots
  Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Cyperus
Species: C. esculentus
Binomial name
Cyperus esculentus

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