beech nut

beechnut

[beech-nuht]
noun
the small, triangular, edible nut of the beech.

Origin:
1730–40; beech + nut

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beechnut (ˈbiːtʃˌnʌt)
 
n
the small brown triangular edible nut of the beech tree. Collectively, the nuts are often termed beech mast, esp when lying on the ground

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