nutshell

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈnʌtʃel/

Noun[change]

Singular
nutshell

Plural
nutshells

  1. The shell that surrounds the kernel (the hard part in the center) of a nut
    Because nutshells are very hard, it takes a lot of time to crack them open.

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