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Peanuts

Honeydukes-brand peanuts.

Peanuts are a type of legume, though they are used in similar ways to nuts for culinary purposes.

Peanuts, covered in a fungus in an attempt to enhance their flavour to the point where a ghost could taste them, where among the snacks served at Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington's five-hundredth Deathday Party. Peeves offered a bowl of these peanuts to Hermione Granger, who refused the offer, and later threw them through Moaning Myrtle while mocking her for being pimply.[1] Normal peanuts were also among the snacks served at an impromptu party held in the Gryffindor common room to celebrate Harry Potter being named a Hogwarts champion in the Triwizard Tournament.[2]

Ronald Weasley, upon remembering a time that his brother Fred tricked him into trying an Acid Pop, contemplated if Fred could in turn be tricked into eating Cockroach Clusters if he thought they were peanuts.[3] Honeydukes sells bags of roasted peanuts.[4]

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Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - Chapter 8 (The Deathday Party)
  2. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Chapter 17 (The Four Champions)
  3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - Chapter 10 (The Marauder's Map)
  4. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

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