ha·​zel·​nut | \ ˈhā-zəl-ˌnət How to pronounce hazelnut (audio) \

Definition of hazelnut

: the brown nut of a hazel

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Ferrero Uses 25 Percent of the Global Hazelnut Supply Each jar of Nutella contains about 50 hazelnuts. Fox News, "5 things you didn't know about Nutella," 21 Sep. 2016 This can be lemon or lime juice, vinegar, olive or nut oil (walnut and hazelnut are especially good), hummus, garlic-tahini dressing, pesto, hot sauce, soy sauce. Carrie Dennett, The Seattle Times, "Grain bowls are trending. Here’s how to make your own.," 28 Nov. 2018 The envious dessert, which was made with goat cheese and strawberry balsamic, organic red velvet, carrot, and chocolate hazelnut, will be showcased on the June 25 episode of Cake Hunters. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "Everything You Should Know About Property Brother Drew Scott and Linda Phan's Wedding," 5 June 2018 On top is a gloriously messy, multi-textured heap of red onion, radicchio, asiago and chopped hazelnuts. New York Times, "In Verona, Pizza That Is All About the Crust," 7 Apr. 2018 Topping ½ cup chopped toasted hazelnuts For the crust: Heat oven to 350°F. Leslie Robarge, Redbook, "Nutella. Pie. Chocolate Cookie Crust. Need We Say More?," 14 Mar. 2014 Japanese flavors and ingredients inflect many of her dishes, as with the baked carrots with hazelnut and Nikka Black whiskey foam. Condé Nast Traveler, "24 Best Restaurants in Paris," 4 Mar. 2018 If just almonds aren't enough for you, try adding one or two other nuts, like hazelnuts or pecans. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "How to Make Nut Butter With Any Kind of Nut," 9 Nov. 2018 Fold in farro, squash, blue cheese, hazelnuts, and pomegranate seeds. Anna Helm Baxter, Country Living, "Farro-and-Acorn Squash Salad," 30 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of hazelnut

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of hazelnut

: the nut of a hazel


ha·​zel·​nut | \ ˈhā-zəl-ˌnət How to pronounce hazelnut (audio) \

Kids Definition of hazelnut

: the nut of a hazel

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to boil down or concentrate

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