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Definition of Nut


  1. The fruit of certain trees and shrubs (as of the almond, walnut, hickory, beech, filbert, etc.), consisting of a hard and indehiscent shell inclosing a kernel.
  2. A perforated block (usually a small piece of metal), provided with an internal or female screw thread, used on a bolt, or screw, for tightening or holding something, or for transmitting motion. See Illust. of lst Bolt.
  3. The tumbler of a gunlock.
  4. A projection on each side of the shank of an anchor, to secure the stock in place.
  5. To gather nuts.
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Nut Translations

nut in Dutch is moer
nut in Portuguese is noz, porca
nut in Spanish is tuerca, nuez