Hazelnut meaning

hāzəl-nŭt
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The edible nut of a hazel, having a hard smooth brown shell.
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The fruit of the hazel tree.
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Origin of hazelnut

  • From Middle English haselnote, from Old English hæselhnutu (“hazelnut”), equivalent to hazel +‎ nut. Cognate with West Frisian hazzenút (“hazelnut”).

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