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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
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Nuts = 1-3 cm long and 1-2 cm in diameter, edible
 
Nuts = 1-3 cm long and 1-2 cm in diameter, edible
  
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
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==Resources and Citations==
  
* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "filbert." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2004.  Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service.  30 Oct. 2004 .
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* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "filbert." Accessded: 30 Oct. 2004 .
  
* Website address 1  Comment: Virginia Tech Dendrology website at www.fw.vt.edu/dendro/dendrology/main.htm (accessed Oct. 3, 2005)
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* WVirginia Tech Dendrology website at www.fw.vt.edu/dendro/dendrology/main.htm (accessed Oct. 3, 2005)
  
* Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, at http://www.wikipedia.com  Comment: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hazel (Accessed Oct. 3, 2005)
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* Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hazel (Accessed Oct. 3, 2005)
  
 
* ''Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia'', Douglas M. Considine (ed.), Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1976
 
* ''Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia'', Douglas M. Considine (ed.), Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1976

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American hazelnut Corylus americana

Description

A small deciduous tree or large shrub (Corylus avellana, Corylus americana or Corylus maxima) native to the northern hemisphere. Hazel trees are grown ornamentally and for their nuts. The edible hazelnuts, also called filberts, from these deciduous plants produce an oil, (hazelnut oil) that is similar to Walnut oil.

Synonyms and Related Terms

hazel wood; filbert; cob nut; hazelnut oil; Corylus avellana (Common hazel); Corylus americana (American filbert, American hazel); Corylus maxima (European filbert); avellanos (Esp.); hassel (Dan.); Haselstrauch (Deut.); hazelaar (Ned.); hazelnoten (Ned.); leszczyn (Pol.); noisetier (Fr.); nocciolo (It.); aveleira (Port.)

Hazelnuts

Other Properties

Nuts = 1-3 cm long and 1-2 cm in diameter, edible

Resources and Citations

  • WVirginia Tech Dendrology website at www.fw.vt.edu/dendro/dendrology/main.htm (accessed Oct. 3, 2005)
  • Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia, Douglas M. Considine (ed.), Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1976
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997

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