hazelnut
noun Date: before 12th century the brown nut of a hazel

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hazelnut — Ha zel*nut (h[=a] z l*n[u^]t ), n. [AS. h[ae]selhnutu.] The nut of the hazel. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hazelnut — O.E. hæselhnutu; see HAZEL (Cf. hazel) + NUT (Cf. nut). Cf. Du. hazelnoot, O.H.G. hasalnuz, Ger. hasselnusz …   Etymology dictionary

  • hazelnut — ► NOUN ▪ the round brown edible hard shelled nut of the hazel …   English terms dictionary

  • hazelnut — [hā′zəlnut΄] n. FILBERT …   English World dictionary

  • Hazelnut — For the tree, see Corylus avellana. Nuts, hazelnuts or filberts Hazelnuts, with shell (left) …   Wikipedia

  • hazelnut — UK [ˈheɪz(ə)lˌnʌt] / US noun [countable] Word forms hazelnut : singular hazelnut plural hazelnuts a nut from a hazel tree …   English dictionary

  • hazelnut — adj. Hazelnut is used with these nouns: ↑coffee …   Collocations dictionary

  • hazelnut — /hay zeuhl nut /, n. the nut of the hazel; filbert. [bef. 900; ME haselnote, OE haeselhnutu. See HAZEL, NUT] * * * …   Universalium

  • hazelnut — noun fruit of the hazel tree Syn: cob, cobnut, filbert …   Wiktionary

  • hazelnut — ha|zel|nut [ˈheızəlnʌt] n the nut of the ↑hazel 1 tree …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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