nutpick

noun
nut·​pick | \ ˈnət-ˌpik How to pronounce nutpick (audio) \

Definition of nutpick

: a small sharp-pointed implement for extracting the kernels from nuts

First Known Use of nutpick

1851, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nutpick was in 1851

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“Nutpick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nutpick. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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