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filbert

noun fil·bert \ˈfil-bərt\

Definition of FILBERT

1
:  either of two Eurasian hazels (Corylus avellana and C. maxima)
2
:  the sweet thick-shelled nut of the filbert; broadly :  hazelnut

Origin of FILBERT

Middle English, from Anglo-French philber, from St. Philibert †684 Frankish abbot whose feast day falls in the nutting season
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with FILBERT

FILBERT Defined for Kids

filbert

noun fil·bert \ˈfil-bərt\

Definition of FILBERT for Kids

:  the hazel or its nut

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