ETYM Perh. from fill + bread, as filling the bread or husk; cf. German bartnuss (lit., bread nut) filbert; or perh. named from a St. Philibert, whose day, Aug. 22, fell in the nutting season.
The fruit of a shrub (Corylus Avellana or hazel). It is an oval nut, containing a kernel that has a mild, farinaceous, oily taste, agreeable to the palate; SYN. hazelnut.
Vrsta koštunjavog ploda.