Cobnut vs Filbert - What's the difference?

cobnut | filbert |

Filbert is a see also of cobnut.

Cobnut is a hyponym of filbert.

As nouns the difference between cobnut and filbert

is that cobnut is the nut of the common hazel ((taxlink)); hazelnut while filbert is the hazelnut.



(wikipedia cobnut)


(en noun)
  • The nut of the common hazel (Corylus avellana ); hazelnut
  • A game played by children with nuts.
  • See also

    * filbert (usually the , which is common in Oregon)



    Alternative forms

    * filberd


    (en noun)
  • The hazelnut.
  • * 1610 , , act 2 scene 2
  • I'll bring thee / To clust'ring filberts , and sometimes I'll get thee / Young scamels from the rock.
  • The hazel tree.
  • A paintbrush used in oil and acrylic painting with a long ferrule and a curving, tongue-shaped head.
  • Synonyms

    * (nut) hazelnut * (tree) hazelnut


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