Filbert vs Gilbert - What's the difference?

filbert | gilbert |

As nouns the difference between filbert and gilbert

is that filbert is the hazelnut while gilbert is the cgs unit of magnetomotive force equal to 07958 ampere-turns.

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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)



    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • .
  • * 1605 , Remains Concerning Britain , John Russell Smith, 1870, p.81:
  • Gilbert - - - because it is written in Dooms-day book Gislebert, I judge it rather to signifie Bright or brave pledge - - - .So it is a well fitting name for children which are the only sweet pledges and pawns of love between man and wife.

    Derived terms

    * Gibb * Gibbs * Gibson