Entry from US English dictionary
The kernel of a nut, typically edible.
- The very desirable nut meat is sweet, oily, and high in protein.
- Maybe chocolate cherries will one day be a possible piece for inclusion, or a new chocolate nut meat chocolate-covered hazelnuts, perhaps.
- The newer varieties produce what are called ‘papershell’ pecans - a thin shell you can break with your fingers and that contains nut meat much larger than that from native trees.
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Syllabification: nut meat
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