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1 noix Noun, feminine

(a) walnut; (as general term) nut; ~ variées mixed nuts; (Infml) à la ~ (de coco) lousy;

~ du Brézil Brazil nut; ~ de cajou cashew nut; ~ de coco coconut; ~ de galle oak apple, oak-gall; ~ muscade, ~ de muscade nutmeg; ~ de pacane pecan; ~ vomique nux vomica

See also: acajou, amande

(b) blob, small quantity of cream; (Cookery) une ~ de beurre a knob of butter

(c) (Cookery) scallop meat; ~ St Jacques scallop

(d) (Cookery) eye; ~ de veau cushion of veal

(e) (Building) half-round tongue

(f) (Electricity) sheave

(g) (Infml) twit, twerp

Terms from the DGT glossary

French termEnglish term
Noix de cocoCoconuts
Noix du BrésilBrazil nuts
Noix de cajouCashew nuts
Noix de kolaColanuts
Noix du Brésilbrazil nuts
Noix de cajoucashew nuts
Noix de cocococonuts
Noix du Queenslandmacadamia
Noix de Pécanpecans
Noix communeswalnuts
Autres fruits et noixOther fruit and nuts

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