• The hazelnut.
  • The hazel tree.
  • A paintbrush used in oil and acrylic painting with a long ferrule and a curving, tongue-shaped head.


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  • cobnut (usually the common hazel (Corylus avellana) which grows in the UK and Europe)


  • Earlier filbert-nut, Philibert-nut, from Anglo-Norman noix de filbert, so named because they are ripe near Saint Philibert’s Day.

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