Meaning of nutcracker
Pronunciation: (nut'krak"ur), [key]
- an instrument or device for cracking the shells of nuts.
- any of several corvine birds of the genus Nucifraga that feed on nuts, as the common nutcracker, N. caryocatactes, of Europe and Clark's nutcracker, N. columbiana, of the western U.S.
- nutcracker (Thesaurus)