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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The edible part of a hard-shelled fruit.

Usage examples (15)
  • She cracked those with her teeth, then extracted the sweet nutmeat.
  • The truth was like a nutmeat protected by a tough shell of fact; and his job was to smash the resistant outer covering.
  • The general cracked one between his front teeth, tossed the shell into a com - munal basket in the center of the long table, and gnawed on the nutmeat Soon the room was...
  • And how many boilings until I "taste the nutmeat"? for more
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