Corylus cornuta
filbert fil"bert, n. [Perh. fr. fill + bread, as filling the bread or husk; cf. G. bartnuss (lit., bread nut) filbert; or perh. named from a St.Philibert, whose day, Aug. 22, fell in the nutting season.] 1. (Bot.) The fruit of the {Corylus Avellana} or {Corylus maxima}, also called the hazel; the hazelnut. It is an oval nut, containing a kernel that has a mild, farinaceous, oily taste, agreeable to the palate. [1913 Webster]

Note: In England filberts are usually large hazelnuts, especially the nuts from selected and cultivated trees. The American hazelnuts are of two other species, {Corylus Americana} and {Corylus cornuta}, and are also sometimes called filberts. [1913 Webster +PJC]

2. (Bot.) The tree bearing the filbert; the hazelnut tree. [PJC]

{Filbert gall} (Zo["o]l.), a gall resembling a filbert in form, growing in clusters on grapevines. It is produced by the larva of a gallfly ({Cecidomyia}). [1913 Webster]


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  • Corylus cornuta — noun hazel of western United States with conspicuous beaklike involucres on the nuts • Syn: ↑beaked hazelnut • Hypernyms: ↑hazelnut, ↑hazel, ↑hazelnut tree …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Corylus cornuta var. californica — raguotojo lazdyno kaliforninis porūšis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Lazdyninių šeimos raguotojo lazdyno porūšis (Corylus cornuta subsp. californica), vedantis valgomus riešutus. Paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Corylus… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Corylus cornuta var. cornuta — ID 21744 Symbol Key COCOC2 Common Name beaked hazelnut Family Betulaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CO, CT, DE, GA, IA, ID, IL, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MT, NC, ND, NH, NJ,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Corylus cornuta var. californica — ID 21740 Symbol Key COCOC Common Name California hazelnut Family Betulaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, OR, WA Growth Habit Tree, Shrub Du …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Corylus cornuta Marsh. var. cornuta — Symbol COCOC2 Common Name beaked hazelnut Botanical Family Betulaceae …   Scientific plant list

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