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hazelnut Line breaks: hazel|nut
Pronunciation: /ˈheɪz(ə)lnʌt/

Definition of hazelnut in English:

noun

A round brown hard-shelled nut that is the edible fruit of the hazel.
Example sentences
  • There were almonds, peanuts, cashews, hazelnuts, pecans and Brazil nuts.
  • Unroasted nuts such as almonds, cashews, pecans, Brazil nuts, hazelnuts and walnuts make an ideal snack food.
  • Thankfully for me I love cashews, hazelnuts, almonds and pistachios.

Words that rhyme with hazelnut

beechnut • peanut • wing nut • cobnut

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