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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  nuts 
  adj  :  informal  or  slang  terms  for  mentally  irregular  [syn:  {balmy}, 
  {barmy},  {bats},  {batty},  {bonkers},  {buggy},  {cracked}, 
  {crackers},  {daft},  {dotty},  {fruity},  {haywire},  {kooky}, 
  {kookie},  {loco},  {loony},  {loopy},  {nutty},  {wacky}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Nuts 
  were  among  the  presents  Jacob  sent  into  Egypt  for  the  purpose  of 
  conciliating  Joseph  (Gen.  43:11).  This  was  the  fruit  of  the 
  pistachio  tree,  which  resembles  the  sumac.  It  is  of  the  size  of 
  an  olive.  In  Cant.  6:11  a  different  Hebrew  word  ('egoz),  which 
  means  "walnuts,"  is  used 
 




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