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
a general context, however, a wide variety of dried seeds are called nuts, but in ...
Apr 14, 2010 ... "Most of what we think of as nuts aren't really nuts at all, they're drupes!"
22100414-walnuts2.jpg. Walnuts are technically a drupe, not a nut.
Botanically, a nut is a hard, indehiscent (not opening to discharge seeds), simple,
dry fruit, whereby the plant's ovary wall becomes very hard (stony or woody) at ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
Jan 14, 2015 ... A "nut" is just a large "seed". Because it is larger, it usually has a harder shell, but
not necessarily. "Nut"mostly describes the amount of seed ...
Are they seeds? Legumes? Fruit? Well, in the culinary world, the answer is “yes”
to all three! Although the botanical definition of a nut is quite defined, the ...