Madeira nut
Madeira Ma*dei"ra, n. [Pg., the Island Madeira, properly, wood, fr. L. materia stuff, wood. The island was so called because well wooded. See {Matter}.] A rich wine made on the Island of Madeira. [1913 Webster]

A cup of Madeira, and a cold capon's leg. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Madeira nut} (Bot.), the European walnut; the nut of the {Juglans regia}. [1913 Webster]


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