Meaning of filbert

fil•bert

Pronunciation: (fil'burt), [key]
— n.
  1. the thick-shelled, edible nut of certain cultivated varieties of hazel, esp. of Corylus avellana, of Europe.
  2. a tree or shrub bearing such nuts.
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