Bertholletia excelsa
Brazil nut Bra*zil" nut` (br[.a]*z[i^]l" n[u^]t`). (Bot.) An oily, three-sided nut, the seed of the {Bertholletia excelsa}; the cream nut. [1913 Webster]

Note: From eighteen to twenty-four of the seeds or ``nuts'' grow in a hard and nearly globular shell. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bertholletia excelsa — ID 9891 Symbol Key BEEX2 Common Name brazilnut Family Lecythidaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Bertholletia excelsa — noun tall South American tree bearing brazil nuts • Syn: ↑brazil nut, ↑brazil nut tree • Hypernyms: ↑nut tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Bertholletia, ↑genus Bertholletia …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Bertholletia Excelsa — H.&B. Brazil nut (E); Nuez de para (C). The seeds are edible and yield a cooking oil. the bark is used for caulking boats …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

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