Definition of nutpick in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnətpik/
(also nut pick)


A thin, sharp-pointed table implement used to dig out the edible meat from nuts.
Example sentences
  • Pieces in the Bird's Nest pattern for individual use identified thus far are limited to the tea knife, demitasse spoon, egg spoon, large and small ice cream spoons, teaspoon, and nutpicks.
  • Introduced on March 25, 1869, were ice cream, pie, pudding, and waffle knives; berry, egg, ice cream, nut, and, preserve spoons; large and small sugar sifters; a cream ladle, and a nutpick.
  • The nutpick occurs with two different handles, one of which, Number 7, is a shortened version of Number 6 minus the bird, twining vine, and ivy leaves at the join.

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Syllabification: nut·pick

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