Meaning of AVELLAN in English

AVELLAN

əˈvelən, ˈavəl- adjective

or avel·lane -ˌlān

Etymology: Latin abellana, avellana hazel nut, filbert, from feminine of Abellanus, Avellanus of Abella, from Abella, Avella, ancient town in Italy

1. : relating to the filbert or hazel

2. of a cross : having each of four arms shaped like a conventional filbert — see cross illustration

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