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nut

noun [C] (FOOD)    /nʌt/
B2 the dry fruit of particular trees that grows in a hard shell and can often be eaten: a Brazil/cashew nut Sprinkle some roasted chopped nuts on top.Fruits and seeds and their partsTypes of edible nut
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