cobnut
noun Date: 1580 the fruit of a European hazel (Corylus avellana grandis); also the plant bearing this fruit

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  • Cobnut — Cob nut , n. 1. (Com.) A large roundish variety of the cultivated hazelnut. [1913 Webster] 2. A game played by children with nuts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cobnut — [käb′nut΄] n. [see COB] FILBERT …   English World dictionary

  • cobnut — UK [ˈkɒbˌnʌt] / US [ˈkɑbˌnʌt] noun [countable] Word forms cobnut : singular cobnut plural cobnuts a type of hazelnut …   English dictionary

  • cobnut — paprastasis lazdynas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Lazdyninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, vaistinis augalas (Corylus avellana), vedantis valgomus riešutus. Iš jo lapų gaunamas eterinis aliejus. Paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • cobnut — /kob nut /, n. 1. the nut of certain cultivated varieties of hazel, Corylus avellana grandis. 2. a tree bearing such nuts. [1400 50; late ME cobylle nutt. See COBBLE1, NUT] * * * …   Universalium

  • cobnut — noun The nut of the Common Hazel (Corylus avellana); hazelnut …   Wiktionary

  • cobnut — n. nut with tuft …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cobnut — noun see cob1 (sense 3) …   English new terms dictionary

  • cobnut — noun (C) a nut from the hazel 1 tree; cob (3) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cobnut — cob•nut [[t]ˈkɒbˌnʌt[/t]] n. 1) pln the nut of certain cultivated varieties of hazel Corylus avellana grandis[/ex] 2) pln a tree bearing such nuts • Etymology: 1400–50; late ME cobylle nutt. See cobble I, nut …   From formal English to slang

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