A fruit consisting of a hard or tough shell around an edible kernel
The sky goddess, thought to swallow the sun at night and give birth to it in the morning
(In the UK) National Union of Teachers
nuts in their shells
A bar into which a bolt or bolts may be screwed.
A tool for gripping or removing nuts.
(Chiefly Scottish) an acorn.
More fully oil-nut tree. Any of various trees or shrubs that produce oil-rich nuts or large seeds; specifically (a) the castor oil plant, Ricinus communis; (b) the butternut, Juglans cinerea; (c) the buffalo-nut, Pyrularia pubera; (d) the oil palm, Elaeis guineensis.
A person who is very concerned about preserving the environment
A large rounded nut that fits over a heavy bolt, used especially to attach the wheel of a vehicle to its axle
Oil obtained from the kernels of nuts and used in cooking and to make paints and varnishes
The seed of the cacao tree; (occasionally also) the pod containing this.
(A loaf or serving of) bread containing chopped nuts.
A bivalve mollusc of the genus Nucula or family Nuculidae.
An ace-high flush; the best available flush.
Any of several species of pine of the south-western U.S. and Mexico that produce edible seeds.
A quadrat giving an en space.
Any of several North American sedges of the genus Scleria, which have very hard fruits; frequently with modifying word.
A savoury cake of chopped nuts and other vegetarian ingredients, made to resemble a steak.
Wood from a nut-bearing tree, especially a hickory or walnut.
The fruit of various trees of the Old World genus Elaeocarpus (family Elaeocarpaceae), especially that of E. sphaericus of Asia, used as beads.
The seed of the drupaceous fruit of a palm or similar tree, containing the kernel; specifically the seed of the oil palm, the part left after the palm oil has been extracted.
A Brazil nut.
The chufa, the edible tuber of the sedge Cyperus esculentus; also called earthnut.
A small, narrow conical connector for holding the ends of two or more electric wires that are to be connected without solder, typically made of plastic or ceramic and containing a means of mechanically securing the wires.
The astringent seed of an areca palm (Areca catechu), which is often chewed with betel leaves
Another term for areca nut.
The seed of the cola tree, which contains caffeine and is chewed or made into a drink
A tough, aggressive, or insensitive person
The hard seed capsule of the marri tree
The seed of a tropical American palm, which, when hardened, is a source of vegetable ivory
Of a rich dark brown colour
A baked vegetarian dish made from ground or chopped nuts, vegetables, and herbs
The kernel of a nut, typically edible
A baked vegetarian dish made from a mixture of ground or chopped nuts, vegetables, and herbs
A tree that bears nuts, especially the hazel
The edible seed of various pine trees
Another term for ivory nut.
Another term for wing nut.
The small dried edible tuber of a kind of sedge
A nut with a pair of projections for the fingers to turn it on a screw
A walnut, the fruit of the walnut tree; usually in plural.
Either of two tropical nuts: (a) a coconut (now historical); (b) an areca nut, formerly regarded as a kind of coconut.
An Indian shrub, Justicia adhatoda (family Acanthaceae), whose leaves are used as an expectorant, antispasmodic, etc.
A butter-like substance prepared from the oil of certain nuts.
A tool designed for tightening or loosening nuts, resembling a screwdriver but having a suitably shaped socket rather than a blunt end.
A power tool for tightening nuts.