nutpick


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nut pick

also nut·pick (nŭt′pĭk′)
n.
A small, sharp-pointed tool used for digging the meat from nuts.

nutpick

(ˈnʌtˌpɪk)
n
an instrument with a prong or sharp end that is used to prise the nut out of the nutshell

nut•pick

(ˈnʌtˌpɪk)

n.
a sharp-pointed implement for removing the edible kernels from nuts.
[1885–90]
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After poking through drawers, I chose a slim nutpick, precise and seemingly perfect for the task.
2] I did not realize that my first date with the nutpick would be the gateway drug into years of razors, knives, wax, whatever means were at my disposal.
He paused and with a silver nutpick extracted the last meat from the walnut.