Noun Definition


1.Definition: a single whole grain of a cereal

"A kernel of corn"

Category: Plants

2.Definition: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

Related Noun(s):center, centre, core, essence, gist, heart, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, substance, sum

Category: General

3.Definition: the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone

"Black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell"

Related Noun(s):meat

Category: Plants