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  1. a small nut; a small nutlike fruit or seed.
  2. the stone of a drupe.
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Origin of nutlet

First recorded in 1855–60; nut + -let
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British Dictionary definitions for nutlet


  1. any of the one-seeded portions of a fruit, such as a labiate fruit, that fragments when mature
  2. the stone of a drupe, such as a plum
  3. a small nut
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