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Kernel

- Noun

The essential part of a seed; all that is within the seed walls; the edible substance contained in the shell of a nut; hence, anything included in a shell, husk, or integument; as, the kernel of a nut. See Illust. of Endocarp.

- Noun

The central, substantial or essential part of anything; the gist; the core; as, the kernel of an argument.

- Noun

A small mass around which other matter is concreted; a nucleus; a concretion or hard lump in the flesh.

- Verb i.

To harden or ripen into kernels; to produce kernels.

- Noun

A single seed or grain; as, a kernel of corn.


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