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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Nut of any of several trees of the genus Corylus; Small nut-bearing tree much grown in Europe.

Usage examples (40)
  • The cob nut, as they call the filbert, is very common there, grown in hedges.
  • A nut having a husk which extended and came together beyond the end of the nut was called filbert, meaning beard.
  • Another brush that has recently come into fashion is called a filbert shape (Class D) by the makers.
  • In connection with our own hazel one would naturally think of the filbert, which is a European relative. for more
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