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nuthatch any of various small birds with a short tail, a long, narrow, sharp beak, and agility in climbing about on tree trunks and branches in search of insects.
nutmeat the edible portion of a nut.
nutmeg the fragrant seed of an evergreen East Indian tree or of similar trees, often ground and used as a spice. [2 definitions]
nutpick a small, thin, usu. metal rod with a sharp point, used to pick the meat of a nut from its shell.
nutria a South American water animal similar to the beaver; coypu. [2 definitions]
nutrient providing or being food; having nourishing qualities. [2 definitions]
nutriment something that nourishes; food substance.
nutrition the act or process of ingesting and using nutrients or of providing nourishment. [3 definitions]
nutritionist a person trained in the study of nutrition, and often employed to apply it to people's needs, as in a hospital.
nutritious containing a large proportion or a high concentration of nutrients.
nutritive nourishing; nutritious. [2 definitions]
nuts and bolts (informal) the basic, practical elements or aspects of something; essentials.
nutshell the hard outer covering of a nut.
nutty containing or bearing many nuts. [3 definitions]
nux vomica the poisonous seed of a tropical tree of southeast Asia that yields strychnine and other alkaloids. [2 definitions]
nuzzle to push or rub the nose or snout against something. [4 definitions]
NV abbreviation of "Nevada," a western U.S. state between California and Utah.
NW abbreviation of "northwest."
NY abbreviation of "New York," an eastern U.S. state between the Great Lakes and the Atlantic; New York State
nyala an East African antelope with spiral horns and with white stripes on the sides of its grayish coat.
nyctalopia abnormally poor eyesight in dim light or darkness; night blindness.