Filbert vs Avellane - What's the difference?

filbert | avellane |


As a noun filbert

is the hazelnut.

As a adjective avellane is

(heraldry) in the form of four unhusked filberts; as, an avellane cross.

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)

    avellane

    English

    Alternative forms

    * avellan

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (heraldry) In the form of four unhusked filberts; as, an avellane cross.
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