Definition of Coquilla nut

1. Noun. Nut having a hard hazel-brown shell used like vegetable ivory.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coquilla Nut

coqueluches
coquet
coquetries
coquetry
coquets
coquette
coquetted
coquettes
coquetting
coquettish
coquettishly
coquettishness
coqui
coqui frog
coquilla
coquilla nut (current term)
coquillas
coquille
coquilles
coquilles Saint-Jacques
coquimbite
coquina
coquinas
coquis
coquito
coquitos
cor
cor-
cor adiposum
cor anglais

Literary usage of Coquilla nut

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1. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"THE COQUILLA-NUT BEETLE.—Mr. Hugh Main, a beetle, hindwings, in the breadth and depth of colour of the transverse exhibited with the larva in it, ..."

2. The Natural History of the Raw Materials of Commerce: With a Copious List of by John Yeats (1878)
"... vast variety of trinkets and articles to imitate ivory. About 80000 of these nuts were imported in 1852. coquilla nut (Attalea funi/era ; natural order, ..."

3. Appleton's Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics, Engine-work, and Engineering by D. Appleton and Company, Oliver Byrne (1852)
"... n" gy descriptive The coquilla-nut is represented ш ff- represented, each containing^a ?»r1 я USA*11* wJ'h the exception of the two separate cagues the ..."

4. Bibliotheca nicotiana; a first catalogue of books about tobacco. together by William Bragge (1880)
"Coquilla-nut, carved all over ; at end grotesque head, with ivory teeth. [ 195.] Coquilla-nut, oval; Neptune and sea-horses on lid. [196. ..."

5. Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Histological Series Contained by John Quekett (1850)
"A transverse section of a coquilla nut, which consists of a series of more ... A vertical section of the same coquilla nut, in which the cells are of more ..."

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