from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A filbert.


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  • As a consequence, the barrel-shaped swimming body, now useless, is thrown off, much as a caterpillar throws off its skin, leaving the newly fashioned body, shaped like a filbert-nut, but rounder, fixed by its stalk to the ground.

    Chatterbox, 1906

  • (about as large as a filbert-nut), under a vessel holding ten fluid oz.

    Insectivorous Plants


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