Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a nut

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

  • adjective resembling a nut in shape and size
  • adjective having the flavor of nuts

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Examples

  • Golden Wonder potatoes, yellow, fluffy, had a nutlike flavor; the swedes were fragrant, the moist orange flesh mashed with hand-churned butter; a simple, delicious, traditional west-coast meal.

    A Small Death in the Great Glen

  • It had a sweet, nutlike flavor, elusively familiar, tasting of anise and cinnamon.

    Tran Siberian

  • While somewhat reticent aromatically, with airing it offers up honeyed tropical fruit, orange marmalade, pineapple, sweet crème brûlée, and buttered nutlike scents.

    Investing in Liquid Assets

  • There was more rustling of bed linens, the sound of a drawer sliding open, glass clinking on glass, liquid being poured, and then a strange smell seeped out to the balcony: smoky and nutlike—it made me think of burnt chestnuts—a strange, dark aroma that was somehow bracing.

    The Chef’s Apprentice

  • There was more rustling of bed linens, the sound of a drawer sliding open, glass clinking on glass, liquid being poured, and then a strange smell seeped out to the balcony: smoky and nutlike—it made me think of burnt chestnuts—a strange, dark aroma that was somehow bracing.

    The Book of Unholy Mischief

  • There was more rustling of bed linens, the sound of a drawer sliding open, glass clinking on glass, liquid being poured, and then a strange smell seeped out to the balcony: smoky and nutlike—it made me think of burnt chestnuts—a strange, dark aroma that was somehow bracing.

    The Chef’s Apprentice

  • While somewhat reticent aromatically, with airing it offers up honeyed tropical fruit, orange marmalade, pineapple, sweet crème brûlée, and buttered nutlike scents.

    Investing in Liquid Assets

  • There was more rustling of bed linens, the sound of a drawer sliding open, glass clinking on glass, liquid being poured, and then a strange smell seeped out to the balcony: smoky and nutlike—it made me think of burnt chestnuts—a strange, dark aroma that was somehow bracing.

    The Book of Unholy Mischief

  • There was more rustling of bed linens, the sound of a drawer sliding open, glass clinking on glass, liquid being poured, and then a strange smell seeped out to the balcony: smoky and nutlike—it made me think of burnt chestnuts—a strange, dark aroma that was somehow bracing.

    The Book of Unholy Mischief

  • The meat and shell crunched between his teeth, nutlike.

    Deeper

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