hazelnut

play
noun ha·zel·nut \ˈhā-zəl-ˌnət\

Definition of hazelnut

  1. :  the brown nut of a hazel

Recent Examples of hazelnut from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'hazelnut.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of hazelnut

before 12th century


HAZELNUT Defined for English Language Learners

hazelnut

play
noun

Definition of hazelnut for English Language Learners

  • : the nut of a hazel


HAZELNUT Defined for Kids

hazelnut

play
noun ha·zel·nut \ˈhā-zəl-ˌnət\

Definition of hazelnut for Students

  1. :  the nut of a hazel



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hazelnut? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to fight against or to call in question

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time-traveler-quiz-which-word-came-first
  • Which came first?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!