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nutmeat the part of a nut that can be eaten.
nutmeg the seed of an evergreen tree of East India. Nutmeg is made into a powder and used as a spice.
nutria a small mammal with thick brown fur and a long thin tail. Nutrias are rodents closely related to guinea pigs and porcupines. They build burrows near wet areas such as swamps. Nutrias used to only live in South America, but they have spread to much of the United States and Europe.
nutrient something in food that helps people, animals, and plants live and grow.
nutrition the act or process of eating and using the nutrients in food for living and growing. [2 definitions]
nutritious having a large amount of vitamins, minerals, or other nutrients.
nutshell the hard cover of a nut.
nuzzle to touch, push, or rub the nose against.
NV an abbreviation for Nevada.
NW an abbreviation for northwest.
NY an abbreviation for New York.
nylon a strong, artificial material used to make yarn, cloth, plastic, and many other products. [2 definitions]
nymph one of the goddesses in Greek or Roman mythology who live in rivers, mountains, or trees. [2 definitions]
O2 symbol of the chemical element oxygen.
o the fifteenth letter of the English alphabet.
oak a tree that belongs to the beech family and bears acorns. [2 definitions]
oar a long pole that is wide and flat at one end. Oars are used to row or steer a boat.
oasis an area in a desert where plants can grow. The plants are fed by water from a spring or well.
oat (usually plural; used with a singular or plural verb) a grain plant that is grown in cool regions. [2 definitions]
oath a serious promise. [2 definitions]
oatmeal meal made by grinding or rolling oats. [2 definitions]