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Edible nuts

almond

noun

a flat white nut with a brown skin that is often used in cooking

betel nut

noun

the nut of a palm tree from Southeast Asia that people cut into pieces, wrap in a leaf from the betel plant, and chew

brazil nut

noun

a large curved nut that has a hard shell with three sides

cashew

noun

a curved nut eaten as a food

chestnut

noun

a large smooth red-brown nut that you can eat

cob

noun

a cobnut

cobnut

noun

a type of hazelnut

coconut

noun

a large nut that has white flesh and a hard brown shell covered with fibres like rough hair

groundnut

noun

a peanut

hazelnut

noun

a nut from a hazel tree

macadamia

noun

a white nut that grows on a tropical tree

monkey nut

noun

a peanut before it has had its shell removed

peanut

noun

a type of nut that grows under the ground inside a thin shell and that can be eaten

pecan

noun

a sweet nut with a thin smooth shell. It grows on a pecan tree.

pine nut

noun

the small white seed of some types of pine that is sometimes used in cooking

pistachio

noun

a small green nut from a Mediterranean or Asian tree

walnut

noun

a nut you can eat that has a knobbly surface (=covered in small round lumps) inside a hard round shell

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the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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