Filbert vs Almond - What's the difference?

filbert | almond |


As nouns the difference between filbert and almond

is that filbert is the hazelnut while almond is (countable) a type of tree nut.

As an adjective almond is

brownish, resembling the colour of an almond nut.

filbert

English

Alternative forms

* filberd

Noun

(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

    Hyponyms

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

    almond

    English

    (wikipedia almond) (Prunus dulcis)

    Noun

  • (countable) A type of tree nut.
  • * c. 1430' (reprinted '''1888 ), Thomas Austin, ed., ''Two Fifteenth-century Cookery-books. Harleian ms. 279 (ab. 1430), & Harl. ms. 4016 (ab. 1450), with Extracts from Ashmole ms. 1429, Laud ms. 553, & Douce ms. 55 [Early English Text Society, Original Series; 91], London: 374760, page 11:
  • Soupes dorye. — Take gode almaunde mylke
  • * 1962' (quoting '''1381 text), (Hans Kurath) & Sherman M. Kuhn, eds., ''(Middle English Dictionary) , Ann Arbor, Mich.: (University of Michigan Press), , page 1242:
  • dorr?&
  • 773;', '''d?r?''' adj. & n. toste wyte bred and do yt in dischis, and god ' Almande mylk.
  • (countable) A small deciduous tree in family Rosaceae, Prunus dulcis , that produces almonds.
  • * 2004 , (Richard Fortey), The Earth , Folio Society 2011, p. 3:
  • In early March the almonds are in flower, delicately pink, and there are washes of bright daffodils beneath the orchard trees; you can see women gathering them for market.
  • Other plants that produce almond-like nuts:
  • # , an ornamental shrub in family Rosaceae
  • # , a North American shrub in family Rosaceae
  • # , North American shrub in family Rosaceae
  • # , in family Combretaceae
  • # , in family Proteaceae
  • (uncountable) The colour of the kernel of an almond without its shell and thin seed coat, a creamy off-white colour.
  • (color panel)
  • (uncountable) The color of an almond still covered by its skin, a shade of brown.
  • Anything shaped like an almond; specifically, (anatomy, archaic) a tonsil.
  • * 1828 , David Craigie, Elements of General and Pathological Anatomy
  • The next set are shorter, and are more contracted or acuminated at their posterior end, where they are contiguous to the almonds or tonsils.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Brownish, resembling the colour of an almond nut.
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