nickar nut
Nicker nut Nick"er nut` A rounded seed, rather smaller than a nutmeg, having a hard smooth shell, and a yellowish or bluish color. The seeds grow in the prickly pods of tropical, woody climbers of the genus {C[ae]salpinia}. {C[ae]salpinia Bonduc} has yellowish seeds; {C[ae]salpinia Bonducella}, bluish gray. [Spelt also {neckar nut}, {nickar nut}.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Nickar nut — Nick ar nut , Nickar tree Nick ar tree (Bot.) Same as {Nicker nut}, {Nicker tree}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nickar nut — variant of nicker nut …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nickar tree — Nickar nut Nick ar nut , Nickar tree Nick ar tree (Bot.) Same as {Nicker nut}, {Nicker tree}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • neckar nut — Nicker nut Nick er nut A rounded seed, rather smaller than a nutmeg, having a hard smooth shell, and a yellowish or bluish color. The seeds grow in the prickly pods of tropical, woody climbers of the genus {C[ae]salpinia}. {C[ae]salpinia Bonduc}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nicker nut — Nick er nut A rounded seed, rather smaller than a nutmeg, having a hard smooth shell, and a yellowish or bluish color. The seeds grow in the prickly pods of tropical, woody climbers of the genus {C[ae]salpinia}. {C[ae]salpinia Bonduc} has… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caesalpinia Bonduc — Nicker nut Nick er nut A rounded seed, rather smaller than a nutmeg, having a hard smooth shell, and a yellowish or bluish color. The seeds grow in the prickly pods of tropical, woody climbers of the genus {C[ae]salpinia}. {C[ae]salpinia Bonduc}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caesalpinia Bonducella — Nicker nut Nick er nut A rounded seed, rather smaller than a nutmeg, having a hard smooth shell, and a yellowish or bluish color. The seeds grow in the prickly pods of tropical, woody climbers of the genus {C[ae]salpinia}. {C[ae]salpinia Bonduc}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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