nut tree

Definitions

  • I Had a Litttle Nut-Tree music
    I Had a Litttle Nut-Tree music
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nut tree tree bearing edible nuts
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The eight most popular foods to cause food allergies are: milk, eggs, wheat, peanuts, soy, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish
    • Nut tree a tree that bears nuts.
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Usage

In literature:

Some days after this, when Dick came on deck, he saw at a short distance a small island with a few cocoa-nut trees growing on it.
"Charley Laurel" by W. H. G. Kingston
We saw, indeed, a large number of cocoa-nut trees growing in the neighbourhood.
"The Mate of the Lily" by W. H. G. Kingston
There he is now, under that tall cocoa-nut tree.
"The Missing Ship" by W. H. G. Kingston
We had dried fish and flesh, nuts and preserved fruit, rice and the farinaceous produce of the palm-tree.
"The Wanderers" by W.H.G. Kingston
Near at hand we discovered a cocoa-nut tree bearing several bunches of fruit, and Harry at once volunteered to climb to the summit.
"Twice Lost" by W.H.G. Kingston
We need more planters of a few nut trees as well as a few planters with many trees.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
You see those three cocoa-nut trees close together on the beach?
"Masterman Ready" by Captain Frederick Marryat
The guide, with wonderful agility, mounted the cocoa-nut-tree, and threw down half a dozen nuts.
"Frank Mildmay" by Captain Frederick Marryat
Indeed, some were so ignorant that they did not know that cocoa-nuts grew on cocoa-nut trees!
"The Coral Island" by R.M. Ballantyne
He soon climbed the tree, and plucked and threw down half a dozen cocoa-nuts.
"The Island Queen" by R.M. Ballantyne
They stood on a table-land which was thickly covered with cocoa-nut trees.
"The Lonely Island" by R.M. Ballantyne
In a few minutes several kinds of fruit and nuts were gathered and spread at the foot of the tree under which they had reposed.
"Martin Rattler" by R.M. Ballantyne
Below the cocoa-nut trees there were low shrubs and some herbage.
"Paul Gerrard" by W.H.G. Kingston
President Morris: This belongs right with this paper, because the uses of nut trees are not limited to the nuts for fruit purposes.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
This is also a very hardy tree but we cannot recommend it as a nut tree because we have never seen the parent tree bear any nuts.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Thirty-Fourth Annual Report 1943" by Various
A Member: My idea is that there would be very few nut trees planted if every one was to start his own trees.
"Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Third Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Maybe I shall not want to climb trees then, nor scramble over rocks, nor chase the squirrels, and pelt them with nuts.
"A Little Girl in Old Quebec" by Amanda Millie Douglas
It is he who, high in the hollow trunk of some tree, lays by a store of beech-nuts for winter use.
"Squirrels and Other Fur-Bearers" by John Burroughs
There are also five or six kinds of nut trees, some of which bear nuts of extraordinary size.
"The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
W'en dat hick'y-nut tree out dar year 'im comin' she 'gins ter drap w'at she got.
"Nights With Uncle Remus" by Joel Chandler Harris
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In poetry:

N was a Nut that grew
High up upon a tree;
Papa, who could not reach it,said,
'That's much too high for me!'
"Nonsense Alphabet" by Edward Lear
Oh, the wood with winds a-wrestle!
With the nut and acorn strown!
Oh, the wood where creepers trestle
Tree unto tree o'ergrown!
"The Ramble" by Cale Young Rice
Through the avenue of nut trees,
Pace two grave and ghostly friars,
Snowy white their gowns and girdles,
Black as night their cowls and mantles.
"Fra Pedro" by Emma Lazarus
Shut my eyes and hide
If you hug up close
round the nut trees and pines,
I'll look high and low. When all day long we play
hide and seek,
I get sad.
"Hide And Seek" by Jeong Ji-Yong
A tree they spied so yellow,
Rustling in motion queer;
In they fired, and down they dropped —
Butternuts, my dear!
Nutting, nutting—
Who'll 'list to go a-nutting?
"The Scout Toward Aldie" by Herman Melville
Dear is my little native vale,
The ring-dove builds and murmurs there;
Close by my cot she tells her tale
To every passing villager.
The squirrel leaps from tree to tree,
And shells his nuts at liberty.
"An Italian Song" by Samuel Rogers

In news:

Argan oil, crushed from the nut of the rare Argan tree, is a traditional Berber product.
He lived in the tree behind our house and came to the back door to get the nuts we left for him.
AOPA is urging officials in Vacaville, Calif, to heed warnings about safety at the Nut Tree Airport and reject a plan that would put a high-density residential development within 1,000 feet of the end of the runway.
Early last Thursday morning, police in Salem, Oregon arrested a naked nut in a nut tree .
Dan Zanes Plants A 'Little Nut Tree '.
Stars & Stripes is hoping its 2nd fundraising dinner and auction, Recognizing Our American Patriots, will be a huge step toward raising the essential cash in making the Nut Tree Airport the home for the Jimmy Doolittle Air & Space Museum.
The Nut Tree restaurant has reopened well, for one more night.
Early last Thursday morning, police in Salem, Oregon arrested a naked nut in a nut tree.
Dan Zanes Plants A 'Little Nut Tree'.
He just lets the nuts drop from his 300 trees.
The nut is a sign of a healthy tree, she said.
Police reported that at about 10:30 am Tuesday, a female jogger was running southbound on Nut Tree Road near Opal Drive when she saw a man walk toward her across Nut Tree Road from the Canon Station Park.
lions or nut-trees were more than they seemed.
It's pecan harvesting season in Carlsbad, which means local pecan companies and homeowners are busy shaking their trees and shelling their nuts .
An Ontario mother has petitioned her city to remove the oak trees that line the route and area surrounding her child's school because of his severe nut allergy.
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In science:

One day the squirrel leaves its burrow, gets a cone near a pine tree, gets a nut near an oak tree and returns to the burrow leaving behind a path in the shape of a triangle having maximum area.
Oscar's Physics Phaire: A Collection of Problems
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