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nut British & World English

A fruit consisting of a hard or tough shell around an edible kernel

NUT British & World English

(In the UK) National Union of Teachers

Nut British & World English

The sky goddess, thought to swallow the sun at night and give birth to it in the morning

eco-nut British & World English

A person who is very concerned about preserving the environment

lug nut British & World English

A large rounded nut that fits over a heavy bolt, used especially to attach the wheel of a vehicle to its axle

nut oil British & World English

Oil obtained from the kernels of nuts and used in cooking and to make paints and varnishes

areca nut British & World English

The astringent seed of an areca palm (Areca catechu), which is often chewed with betel leaves

betel nut British & World English

another term for areca nut.

cola nut British & World English

The seed of the cola tree, which contains caffeine and is chewed or made into a drink

nut-brown British & World English

Of a rich dark brown colour

nut loaf British & World English

A baked vegetarian dish made from ground or chopped nuts, vegetables, and herbs

nut meat British & World English

The kernel of a nut, typically edible

nut roast British & World English

A baked vegetarian dish made from a mixture of ground or chopped nuts, vegetables, and herbs

nut tree British & World English

A tree that bears nuts, especially the hazel

pine nut British & World English

The edible seed of various pine trees

tagua nut British & World English

another term for ivory nut.

thumb nut British & World English

another term for wing nut.

tiger nut British & World English

The small dried edible tuber of a kind of sedge

ivory nut British & World English

The seed of a tropical American palm, which, when hardened, is a source of vegetable ivory

hard nut British & World English

A tough, aggressive, or insensitive person

wing nut British & World English

A nut with a pair of projections for the fingers to turn it on a screw

ginger nut British & World English

A hard ginger-flavoured biscuit

do one's nut in nut British & World English

Become extremely angry or agitated

nut cutlet British & World English

A cutlet-shaped savoury cake made of chopped nuts, breadcrumbs, and other ingredients

sleeve nut British & World English

A long nut with right-hand and left-hand screw threads for drawing together conversely threaded pipes or shafts

butterfly nut British & World English

another term for wing nut111.

off one's nut in nut British & World English

Out of one’s mind; crazy

a tough nut in nut British & World English

Someone who is difficult to deal with; a formidable person

do one's nut British & World English

Become extremely angry or agitated

a tough nut British & World English

Someone who is difficult to deal with; a formidable person

off one's nut British & World English

Out of one’s mind; crazy

a tough nut to crack in nut British & World English

A difficult problem or an opponent that is hard to beat

nutjob British & World English

A mad or crazy person

a tough nut to crack British & World English

A difficult problem or an opponent that is hard to beat

nutcase British & World English

A mad or foolish person

nuthouse British & World English

A home or hospital for people with mental illnesses

nutpick British & World English

A thin, sharp-pointed table implement used to dig out the edible meat from nuts

nut pick in nutpick British & World English

A thin, sharp-pointed table implement used to dig out the edible meat from nuts

nut shell in nutshell British & World English

Any of a number of bivalve molluscs occurring chiefly in cool seas, in particular:

kola nut in cola nut British & World English

The seed of the cola tree, which contains caffeine and is chewed or made into a drink

piñon nut in piñon British & World English

A pine nut obtained from the piñon

Brazil British & World English

A large three-sided nut with an edible kernel, several of which develop inside a large woody capsule borne by a South American forest tree

Brazil nut in Brazil2 British & World English

A large three-sided nut with an edible kernel, several of which develop inside a large woody capsule borne by a South American forest tree

cohune nut in cohune British & World English

The oil-rich nut of the cohune palm

cashew British & World English

An edible kidney-shaped nut, rich in oil and protein, which is roasted and shelled before it can be eaten. Oil extracted from the shells is used as a lubricant, in the production of plastics, etc.

cashew nut in cashew British & World English

An edible kidney-shaped nut, rich in oil and protein, which is roasted and shelled before it can be eaten. Oil extracted from the shells is used as a lubricant, in the production of plastics, etc.


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