from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The small, three-angled nut of a beech tree.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The small, triangular nut of the beech tree.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The nut of the beech tree.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the nuts or fruits of the beech. The nuts are triangular, and inclosed in a spiny capsule or husk.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small sweet triangular nut of any of various beech trees


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