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Nut (plant material)

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Generally, any dry fruit consisting of a firm, oil-rich seed surrounded by a hard or leathery shell derived either from the pericarp or the seed coat. Specifically, fruit in which the seed is enclosed by a hard, woody pericarp which does not split open when the seed is ripe.

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nuts (plant materials)


12yrs ago

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