Definition of nut meat in English:

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nut meat

(also nutmeat)

noun

The kernel of a nut, typically edible.
Example sentences
  • 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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