What is another word for filbert?

Pronunciation: [fˈɪlbət] (IPA)

Filbert is a type of nut that comes from a deciduous tree, native to eastern North America. Other synonyms for filbert include cobnut and hazelnut. The word cobnut is utilized synonymously with filbert in Great Britain and refers to a variety of hazelnut that has a round-shaped kernel. Meanwhile, the word hazelnut is a general name for any type of nut from the Corylus genus. The term is used interchangeably with filbert, but specifically refers to a variety of hazelnut that has a long, oval shape. Regardless of the name, filberts can be eaten roasted or raw, used in cooking or baking, or ground into nut butter.

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Usage examples for Filbert

The moment of fruition comes, and a filbert thumbnail spuds the hardened lozenge off the smooth glaze.
"Somehow Good"
William de Morgan
She shook her head vigorously, and leaned over the table, touching it with her long filbert nails.
"Command"
William McFee
He had tasted all its mingled odours this morning while he followed the paths in search of Hetty; and when at length he had found her under the great filbert-tree, they seemed to float about her and hedge her as with the aura of a goddess.
"Hetty Wesley"
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

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