Difference between revisions of "Nuts"

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From [http://en.wikipedia.org Wikipedia]: "A nut in botany is a simple dry fruit with one seed (rarely two) in which the ovary wall or part of it becomes very hard (stony or woody) at maturity."
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From [http://en.wikipedia.org Wikipedia]: "A '''nut''' in botany is a simple dry fruit with one seed (rarely two) in which the ovary wall or part of it becomes very hard (stony or woody) at maturity."
  
===Nuts that are (probably) period:===
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==Nuts that are (probably) period:==
 
* Walnuts
 
* Walnuts
* Almonds
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* [[Almond]]s
 
* Chestnuts
 
* Chestnuts
 
* Acorns
 
* Acorns
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* Peanuts (barely - brought to [[Europe]] in [[16th century]] as a curiosity)
 
* Peanuts (barely - brought to [[Europe]] in [[16th century]] as a curiosity)
 
* Pistachios (barely - [[Roman Empire]]/[[Middle East]]ern)
 
* Pistachios (barely - [[Roman Empire]]/[[Middle East]]ern)
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==See Also==
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* [[Nut (Maplet)|Nuts according to Maplet's ''A Greene Forest'']]
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[[category:food]]
 
[[category:food]]

Revision as of 23:12, 11 July 2005

From Wikipedia: "A nut in botany is a simple dry fruit with one seed (rarely two) in which the ovary wall or part of it becomes very hard (stony or woody) at maturity."

Nuts that are (probably) period:

See Also