filbert

  1. small nut-bearing tree much grown in Europe
  2. nut of any of several trees of the genus Corylus

Filbert

Fil'bert noun [ Perh. from fill + bread , as filling the bread or husk; confer German bartnuss (lit., bread nut) filbert; or perhaps named from a St. Philibert , whose day, Aug. 22, fell in the nutting season.] (Botany) The fruit of the Corylus Avellana or hazel. It i...
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filbert

1. <botany> The fruit of the Corylus Avellana or hazel. It is an oval nut, containing a kernel that has a mild, farinaceous, oily taste, agreeable to the palate. ... In England filberts are usually large hazelnuts, especially the nuts from selected and cultivated trees. The American hazelnuts are of two other species. ... 2. <zoology> F...
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Filbert

• (n.) The fruit of the Corylus Avellana or hazel. It is an oval nut, containing a kernel that has a mild, farinaceous, oily taste, agreeable to the palate.
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filbert

any of about 15 species of shrubs and trees constituting the genus Corylus in the birch family (Betulaceae) and the edible nuts they produce. The ... [3 related articles]
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Filbert

Filbert was old British slang for the head.
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filbert

filbert: see hazel.
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Filbert

The filbert is a nut of the cultivated variety of hazel.
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filbert

See hazelnuts.
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