- Nutmeat is the part of a nut that people eat.
- An example of nutmeat is shredded coconut.
- An example of nutmeat are the chopped pecans in a pecan pie.
The white nutmeat of a coconut.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
the kernel of a nut, esp. if edible
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The edible kernel of a nut.