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  • adj. Resembling a nut

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

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


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  • 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 Book of Unholy Mischief

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


  • Uncooked, they taste sweeter than some varieties of apple, and stir fried, they are sublime, with a toothsome crunch and a subtle nutlike flavor.

    Tigers & Strawberries » It Isn’t Just About the Crunch

  • She showed them some small, shiny, nutlike objects around the edge of the tire.

    Beacon Street Girls: Fashion Frenzy

  • Chufa, a common sedge with nutlike tubers, is a particular favorite.

    What's on the Menu

  • EXACTLY WHAT happened next is a small nutlike riddle that science historians have never cracked.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • Ful medamas simmers in a saucepan, releasing a familiar nutlike scent in its steam.

    Apricots on the Nile


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