Sapucaia nut
Sapucaia Sap`u*ca"ia (?; Pg. ?), n. [Pg. sapucaya.] (Bot.) A Brazilian tree. See {Lecythis}, and {Monkey-pot}. [Written also {sapucaya}.] [1913 Webster]

{Sapucaia nut} (Bot.), the seed of the sapucaia; -- called also {paradise nut}. [1913 Webster]


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  • sapucaia nut — noun : the oily edible seed of various sapucaias especially of Brazil and British Guiana that resemble but are often considered superior to Brazil nuts and yield a high percentage of oil compare monkey pot * * * sapucaia nut, the nut of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sapucaia-nut — rojinis šalmis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šalminių šeimos augalas (Lecythis zabucaja), vedantis valgomus riešutus. Paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Lecythis zabucaja angl. monkeynut; paradise nut; sapucaia nut vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sapucaia-nut — sapucaˈia nut noun • • • Main Entry: ↑sapucaia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sapucaia nut — Lecythis (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • sapucaia-nut family — noun : lecythidaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sapucaia — Sap u*ca ia (?; Pg. ?), n. [Pg. sapucaya.] (Bot.) A Brazilian tree. See {Lecythis}, and {Monkey pot}. [Written also {sapucaya}.] [1913 Webster] {Sapucaia nut} (Bot.), the seed of the sapucaia; called also {paradise nut}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paradise nut — Sapucaia Sap u*ca ia (?; Pg. ?), n. [Pg. sapucaya.] (Bot.) A Brazilian tree. See {Lecythis}, and {Monkey pot}. [Written also {sapucaya}.] [1913 Webster] {Sapucaia nut} (Bot.), the seed of the sapucaia; called also {paradise nut}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paradise nut — noun : sapucaia nut * * * paradise nut, = sapucaia nut. (Cf. ↑sapucaia nut) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paradise nut — Paradise Par a*dise (p[a^]r [.a]*d[imac]s), n. [OE. & F. paradis, L. paradisus, fr. Gr. para deisos park, paradise, fr. Zend pairida[=e]za an inclosure; pairi around (akin to Gr. peri ) + diz to throw up, pile up; cf. Skr. dih to smear, and E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paradise-nut — rojinis šalmis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šalminių šeimos augalas (Lecythis zabucaja), vedantis valgomus riešutus. Paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Lecythis zabucaja angl. monkeynut; paradise nut; sapucaia nut vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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