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Definition: Filbert gall
, n. [Perh. fr. fill + bread, as filling the
bread or husk; cf. G. bartnuss (lit., bread nut) filbert; or
perh. named from a St.Philibert, whose day, Aug. 22, fell in
the nutting season.]
1. (Bot.) The fruit of the Corylus Avellana
or Corylus maxima
, also called the hazel; the hazelnut. It is an
oval nut, containing a kernel that has a mild,
farinaceous, oily taste, agreeable to the palate.
Note: In England filberts are usually large hazelnuts,
especially the nuts from selected and cultivated trees.
The American hazelnuts are of two other species,
and Corylus cornuta
, and are also
sometimes called filberts.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
2. (Bot.) The tree bearing the filbert; the hazelnut tree.
(Zo["o]l.), a gall resembling a filbert in
form, growing in clusters on grapevines. It is produced by
the larva of a gallfly (Cecidomyia