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A dry fruit with an edible kernel enclosed in a leathery or woody shell, such as almonds or walnuts.
A slang term for
(1) A crazy or eccentric person.
(2) Someone who is enthusiastic about something to a degree bordering on eccentric, as in a “health nut”.
nutNutrition A dry fruit with an edible kernel enclosed in a leathery or woody shell–eg, peanuts, almonds, walnuts, a vegetarian food staple. See Almond, Healthy foods, Walnut Vox populi A kook, a loony.
nuta type of fruit with one seed and a hard woody outer layer, the PERICARP, such as the walnut.
Patient discussion about nut
Q. am allergic to all nuts and seeds, is it possible to be allergic to all legumes as well ie soy beans
Q. i tend to binge on food and i love nuts!does it pose any health danger if you eat too much of it? i just love spanish peanut and a mixture of cashew,almond & macademia.i eat a lot of it everyday.
Q. does being allergic to peanuts mean you can’t eat peanuts as a whole nut? Or should you avoid spreads, cookies, cornflakes etc. as well.