avellano

noun avel·la·no \ ˌävəˈlänō , ˌa- , -vəlˈyä- \

Definition of avellano

plural -s
:a Chilean tree (Gevuina avellana) of the family Proteaceae with tough wood, evergreen foliage, and white flowers succeeded by red fruit containing oily edible seeds

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Origin and Etymology of avellano

Spanish, from avellana hazelnut, filbert, from Latin abellana, avellana


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