Nut pine
Nut Nut (n[u^]t), n. [OE. nute, note, AS. hnutu; akin to D. noot, G. nuss, OHG. nuz, Icel. hnot, Sw. n["o]t, Dan. n["o]d.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) The fruit of certain trees and shrubs (as of the almond, walnut, hickory, beech, filbert, etc.), consisting of a hard and indehiscent shell inclosing a kernel. [1913 Webster]

2. A perforated block (usually a small piece of metal), provided with an internal or female screw thread, used on a bolt, or screw, for tightening or holding something, or for transmitting motion. See Illust. of 1st {Bolt}. [1913 Webster]

3. The tumbler of a gunlock. --Knight. [1913 Webster]

4. (Naut.) A projection on each side of the shank of an anchor, to secure the stock in place. [1913 Webster]

5. pl. Testicles. [vulgar slang] [PJC]

{Check nut}, {Jam nut}, {Lock nut}, a nut which is screwed up tightly against another nut on the same bolt or screw, in order to prevent accidental unscrewing of the first nut.

{Nut buoy}. See under {Buoy}.

{Nut coal}, screened coal of a size smaller than stove coal and larger than pea coal; -- called also {chestnut coal}.

{Nut crab} (Zo["o]l.), any leucosoid crab of the genus {Ebalia} as, {Ebalia tuberosa} of Europe.

{Nut grass} (Bot.), See {nut grass} in the vocabulary.

{Nut lock}, a device, as a metal plate bent up at the corners, to prevent a nut from becoming unscrewed, as by jarring.

{Nut pine}. (Bot.) See under {Pine}.

{Nut rush} (Bot.), a genus of cyperaceous plants ({Scleria}) having a hard bony achene. Several species are found in the United States and many more in tropical regions.

{Nut tree}, a tree that bears nuts.

{Nut weevil} (Zo["o]l.), any species of weevils of the genus {Balaninus} and other allied genera, which in the larval state live in nuts. [1913 Webster]


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  • nut pine — Pine Pine, n. [AS. p[=i]n, L. pinus.] 1. (Bot.) Any tree of the coniferous genus {Pinus}. See {Pinus}. [1913 Webster] Note: There are about twenty eight species in the United States, of which the {white pine} ({Pinus Strobus}), the {Georgia pine} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nut pine — nut′ pine n. bot (boi pln) piñon 2) • Etymology: 1835–45, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • nut pine — ☆ nut pine n. any of several pines, esp. a piñon, with edible seeds …   English World dictionary

  • nut pine — noun any of several pinons bearing edible nutlike seeds • Hypernyms: ↑pinon, ↑pinyon • Hyponyms: ↑pinon pine, ↑Mexican nut pine, ↑Pinus cembroides, ↑Rocky mountain pinon, ↑Pinu …   Useful english dictionary

  • nut pine — riešutinė pušis statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Pinus cembroides angl. Mexican nut pine; nut pine vok. Nuss Kiefer rus. сосна кедровидная lenk. sosna limbowata; sosna orzechowa ryšiai: žiūrėk – meksikinė pušis …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • nut pine — /ˈnʌt paɪn/ (say nut puyn) noun any of various trees of the south western US and Rocky Mountains, as Pinus monophylla, P. edulis, etc., bearing edible nuts …   Australian English dictionary

  • nut pine — piñon (def. 1). [1835 45, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • pignolia-nut pine — italinė pušis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pušinių šeimos medieninis, dekoratyvinis augalas (Pinus pinea), paplitęs pietvakarių Azijoje, pietų Europoje. Jo sėklos valgomos. atitikmenys: lot. Pinus pinea angl. Italian stone pine; parasol… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Mexican nut pine — riešutinė pušis statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Pinus cembroides angl. Mexican nut pine; nut pine vok. Nuss Kiefer rus. сосна кедровидная lenk. sosna limbowata; sosna orzechowa ryšiai: žiūrėk – meksikinė pušis …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • Mexican nut pine — noun a small two needled or three needled pinon of Mexico and southern Texas • Syn: ↑pinon pine, ↑Pinus cembroides • Hypernyms: ↑nut pine • Member Holonyms: ↑Pinus, ↑genus Pinus …   Useful english dictionary

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