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noun as in seed of fruit, vegetable

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noun as in crazy, overenthusiastic person

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When Yi and Ambopteryx first appeared in the late Jurassic Period, they could feast on seeds, insects, and small nuts without much competition.

Schneider’s strategy emphasizes the kinds of nuts-and-bolts of energy management capabilities that clients demand as they chart out an emissions-cutting strategy.

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Aiming to distinguish itself from other vegan ice cream makers, Eclipse makes its ice cream base in a kitchen, not a lab, using only whole, sustainable ingredients—no GMOs, no nuts, no soy, no coconut, and no gluten.

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Using a book like Peterson’s Field Guide to Wild Edible Plants can help you to safely identify and prepare tree nuts, seeds, roots and many other edible plant parts.

The network then groups items together so it can understand, for example, that trail mix has more in common with dried fruit or nuts than it does with coffee.

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Beech-Nut is still in existence, and is the third largest baby food manufacturer in the United States.

White King Soap sponsored the show on the West Coast, and Beech-Nut Gum in the East.

The Donbass region is a harder nut to crack—the Ukrainians are determined to keep it.

During the first 32 minutes of Left Behind, the message is this: Christians are nut jobs.

Bob McDonnell went from GOP family-values godsend to blaming everything on his ‘nut bag’ wife.

This was a hard nut to crack, if his past were not to be ruthlessly severed from Angel's by a word.

It is prepared from the nut of the areca palm, one of the most beautiful trees in the world.

For each guest there was a cocoa-nut shell, half-filled with miti, a sourish beverage extracted from the cocoa-palm.

We had each of us a fresh cocoa-nut with a hole bored in it, containing at least a pint of clear, sweet-tasting water.

It is about the size of a nut, with a brown verrucous outside; the edible part is white and tender, and the kernel black.


On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nut, such as: kernel, achene, caryopsis, stone, and utricle.

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