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Definitions for Nutcracker
ˈnʌtˌkræk ərnut·crack·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nutcrackernoun

    a compound lever used to crack nuts open

  2. nuthatch, nutcrackernoun

    any of various small short-tailed songbirds with strong feet and a sharp beak that feed on small nuts and insects

  3. nutcrackernoun

    speckled birds that feed on nuts


  1. nutcrackernoun

    An implement for cracking nuts.

  2. nutcrackernoun

    Either of two birds of the genus Nucifraga in the crow family.

  3. Nutcrackernoun

    A ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

  4. Etymology: From nut + crack + -er


  1. Nutcracker

    A nutcracker is a tool designed to open nuts by cracking their shells. There are many designs, including levers, screws, and ratchets. The lever version is also used for cracking lobster and crab shells. A decorative version portrays a person whose mouth forms the jaws of the nutcracker.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nutcrackernoun

    an instrument for cracking nuts

  2. Nutcrackernoun

    a European bird (Nucifraga caryocatactes), allied to the magpie and crow. Its color is dark brown, spotted with white. It feeds on nuts, seeds, and insects

  3. Nutcrackernoun

    the American, or Clarke's, nutcracker (Picicorvus Columbianus) of Western North America


  1. Nutcracker

    A nutcracker is a mechanical device for cracking nuts. The earliest use of the term nutcracker in English dates to 1481.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nutcracker in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nutcracker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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