macadamia nut tree

macadamia nut tree
noun
small Australian tree with racemes of pink flowers; widely cultivated (especially in Hawaii) for its sweet edible nuts
Regions: ↑Hawaii, ↑Hawai'i, ↑Aloha State, ↑HI
Hypernyms: ↑macadamia, ↑macadamia tree
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Macadamia
Part Meronyms: ↑macadamia nut

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  • macadamia nut — noun 1. small Australian tree with racemes of pink flowers; widely cultivated (especially in Hawaii) for its sweet edible nuts • Syn: ↑macadamia nut tree, ↑Macadamia ternifolia • Regions: ↑Hawaii, ↑Hawai i, ↑Aloha State, ↑HI …   Useful english dictionary

  • macadamia nut — [mak΄ə dā′mē ə] n. 〚ModL Macadamia, after John Macadam (died 1865), Scot chemist in Australia〛 a spherical, hard shelled, edible nut from an Australian tree (Macadamia ternifolia) of the protea family, cultivated in Hawaii * * * …   Universalium

  • macadamia nut — [mak΄ə dā′mē ə] n. [ModL Macadamia, after John Macadam (died 1865), Scot chemist in Australia] a spherical, hard shelled, edible nut from an Australian tree (Macadamia ternifolia) of the protea family, cultivated in Hawaii …   English World dictionary

  • nut tree — noun tree bearing edible nuts • Hypernyms: ↑angiospermous tree, ↑flowering tree • Hyponyms: ↑kola, ↑kola nut, ↑kola nut tree, ↑goora nut, ↑Cola acuminata, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • macadamia nut — noun Etymology: New Latin Macadamia, from John Macadam died 1865 Australian chemist Date: 1929 a hard shelled nut somewhat resembling a filbert and produced by an Australian evergreen tree (Macadamia integrifolia) of the protea family that is… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • macadamia nut — mac•a•da′mi•a nut [[t]ˌmæk əˈdeɪ mi ə[/t]] n. pln the round, hard shelled nut of an Australian tree, Macadamia ternifolia, of the protea family, cultivated in Hawaii • Etymology: 1925–30; < NL (1858), after John Macadam (1827–65), Scottish… …   From formal English to slang

  • macadamia nut — noun the hard shelled edible seed of the macadamia tree …   Wiktionary

  • macadamia tree — noun any tree of the genus Macadamia • Syn: ↑macadamia • Hypernyms: ↑nut tree • Hyponyms: ↑Macadamia integrifolia, ↑macadamia nut, ↑macadamia nut tree, ↑Macadamia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Macadamia ternifolia — noun small Australian tree with racemes of pink flowers; widely cultivated (especially in Hawaii) for its sweet edible nuts • Syn: ↑macadamia nut, ↑macadamia nut tree • Regions: ↑Hawaii, ↑Hawai i, ↑Aloha State, ↑HI …   Useful english dictionary

  • Macadamia oil — (or Macadamia nut oil) is the non volatile oil expressed from the nut meat of the macadamia ( Macadamia integrifolia ) tree. Macadamia oil is sometimes used in food as a frying or salad oil, and in cosmetic formulations as an emollient or… …   Wikipedia

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