cob-nut

cobnut

[kob-nuht]
noun
1.
the nut of certain cultivated varieties of hazel, Corylus avellana grandis.
2.
a tree bearing such nuts.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English cobylle nutt. See cobble1, nut

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cobnut or cob (ˈkɒbˌnʌt)
 
n
other names for a hazelnut
 
[C16: from earlier cobylle nut; see cobble1, nut]
 
cob or cob
 
n
 
[C16: from earlier cobylle nut; see cobble1, nut]

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