Definition of Hazelnut

1. Noun. Any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Corylus bearing edible nuts enclosed in a leafy husk.

Exact synonyms: Hazel, Hazelnut Tree
Terms within: Cob, Cobnut, Filbert
Group relationships: Corylus, Genus Corylus
Terms within: Hazel
Specialized synonyms: American Hazel, Corylus Americana, Cobnut, Corylus Avellana, Corylus Avellana Grandis, Filbert, Beaked Hazelnut, Corylus Cornuta
Generic synonyms: Nut Tree



2. Noun. Nut of any of several trees of the genus Corylus.
Exact synonyms: Cob, Cobnut, Filbert
Generic synonyms: Edible Nut
Group relationships: Hazel, Hazelnut Tree

Definition of Hazelnut

1. n. The nut of the hazel.

Definition of Hazelnut

1. Noun. fruit of the hazel tree ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hazelnut

1. an edible nut [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hazelnut

haze
haze over
hazed
hazee
hazees
hazel
hazel alder
hazel grouse
hazel grouses
hazel mouse
hazel tree
hazeless
hazelhen
hazelhens
hazelly
hazelnut (current term)
hazelnut milk
hazelnut tree
hazelnutlike
hazelnuts
hazelnutty
hazels
hazelwood
hazelwort
hazer
hazers
hazes
hazier
haziest
hazily

Literary usage of Hazelnut

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1. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"Of smaller trees and shrubs, forming the dense copses and bordering the high forest, small-leaf sugar maple, redbud, dogwood, and hazelnut prevail. ..."

2. Home Fruit Grower by Maurice Grenville Kains (1918)
"... hazelnut — Hickory Peanut—Pecan—Pistachio—Walnut EVERY year nuts are being eaten in increasing quantities. Not only are they used by confectioners, ..."

3. Nature-study Readers by John Winthrop Troeger, Edna Beatrice Troeger (1899)
"It is used for carriage wheels, handles and other articles requiring toughness, and vies with the hard maple as fuel. THE hazelnut. ..."

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