avellane definition

  • adjective:
    • in the shape of four unhusked filberts; since, an avellane cross.
    • by means of four unhusked filberts.
    • with respect to filberts or hazelnuts
    • in the shape of four unhusked filberts; as, an avellane mix.
    • In the form of four unhusked filberts.
    • related to filberts or hazelnuts
  • others:
    • In heraldry, resembling a filbert: especially stated of a cross every one of whose hands resembles the filbert in its outer sheath, often blazoned as four filberts conjoined in cross.
    • In heraldry, resembling a filbert: specifically stated of a cross every one of whoever hands resembles the filbert in its exterior sheath, occasionally blazoned as four filberts conjoined in cross.
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