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cobnut

[kob-nuht]
noun
  1. the nut of certain cultivated varieties of hazel, Corylus avellana grandis.
  2. a tree bearing such nuts.
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Origin of cobnut

First recorded in 1400–50, cobnut is from the late Middle English word cobylle nutt. See cobble1, nut
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British Dictionary definitions for cobnut

cobnut

cob

noun
  1. other names for a hazelnut
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Word Origin for cobnut

C16: from earlier cobylle nut; see cobble 1, nut
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