Definition of Avellan

1. Adjective. Pertaining to filberts or hazelnuts.

Exact synonyms: Avellane
Partainyms: Corylus Avellana, Corylus Avellana



Definition of Avellan

1. having the four arms shaped like filberts -- used of a heraldic cross [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Avellan

avast
avatar
avatarhood
avatars
avaunce
avaunt
avaunted
avaunting
avauntour
avauntours
avaunts
ave
avel
aveled
aveling
avellan (current term)
avellane
avels
aven
avena
avenaceous
avenacinase
avenacosidase
avenage
avenasterol
avenasterols
avener
aveners
avenge
avengeance

Literary usage of Avellan

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1. International Law as Interpreted During the Russo-Japanese War by Frederick Edwin Smith Birkenhead, Norman Wise Sibley (1907)
"The Admiralty Council consisted of Admiral avellan, President; four admirals; Professor de Martens representing the Foreign Office; Senators Tiesenhausen ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"The principal varieties are the Princess of Wales, Admiral avellan, La France, California, and Baron Rothschild. The last is a promising variety, ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1875)
"... Evax, or Leonardus ; I have produced the priceless opal, cast to mould, and of purest water, from the size of an avellan-nut to that of a small castane. ..."

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