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nutlet

[nuht-lit] /ˈnʌt lɪt/
noun
1.
a small nut; a small nutlike fruit or seed.
2.
the stone of a drupe.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; nut + -let
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  • The largest seed in a nutlet is usually the first to germinate.
  • Each achene contains a flattened ovate green nutlet.
British Dictionary definitions for nutlet

nutlet

/ˈnʌtlɪt/
noun
1.
any of the one-seeded portions of a fruit, such as a labiate fruit, that fragments when mature
2.
the stone of a drupe, such as a plum
3.
a small nut
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