ha·​zel·​nut ˈhā-zəl-ˌnət How to pronounce hazelnut (audio)
: the brown nut of a hazel

Examples of hazelnut in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hazelnut was before the 12th century

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“Hazelnut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hazelnut. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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ha·​zel·​nut -ˌnət How to pronounce hazelnut (audio)
: the nut of a hazel

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