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hazelnut

[hey-zuh l-nuht] /ˈheɪ zəlˌnʌt/
noun
1.
the nut of the hazel; filbert.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English haselnote, Old English hæselhnutu. See hazel, nut
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  • Continue cooking until it starts to become hazelnut brown.
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  • hazelnut and pistachio production were affected by frosts in early spring.
British Dictionary definitions for hazelnut

hazelnut

/ˈheɪzəlˌnʌt/
noun
1.
the nut of a hazel shrub, having a smooth shiny hard shell Also called filbert, (Brit) cobnut, (Brit) cob
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Word Origin and History for hazelnut
n.

Old English hæselhnutu; see hazel + nut. Cf. Dutch hazelnoot, Old High German hasalnuz, German hasselnusz.

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