a dry fruit consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell.
Botany a hard, indehiscent, one-seeded fruit, as the chestnut or the acorn.
any of various devices or ornaments resembling a nut.
a block, usually of metal and generally square or hexagonal, perforated with a threaded hole so that it can be screwed down on a bolt to hold together objects through which the bolt passes.
A nut is a fruit composed of a hard shell and a seed, which is generally edible. In
botany, there is an additional requirement that the shell does not open to ...
Apr 14, 2010 ... Well, let's start with the definition of a nut. A true nut, botanically speaking, is a
hard-shelled pod that contains both the fruit and seed of the plant ...
are high in Omega 3 fatty acids , which have been shown to lower LDL cholesterol and provide other cardioprotective properties. In addition to providing healthy fats, nuts
also contain high amounts of fiber, protein, Vitamin E, and a variety of essential min... More »
Nut, a term commonly used for an edible or commercially useful seed covered
with a hard shell. To botanists, a nut is a type of fruit that consists of one seed ...
Apr 7, 2010 ... The seed inside the almond fruit is what is commonly referred to as an almond “
nut”, even though it's not a nut. A nut is a hard shelled fruit that ...
However, when using loose definitions, the coconut can be all three: a fruit, a nut,
and a seed. Botanists love classification. However, classification of plants can ...
Nuts that are fruit ~. almond - chestnut - hazelnut - groundnut - macadamianut -
peanut. Nut or fruit. From the name or way they look it is difficult to find out if a nut
Botanically, a nut is a hard, indehiscent (not opening to discharge seeds), simple,
... However, the term nut also is used in less restrictive culinary terms to refer to ...