Caryocar butyrosum
Butternut But"ter*nut`, n. 1. (Bot.) An American tree ({Juglans cinerea}) of the Walnut family, and its edible fruit; -- so called from the oil contained in the latter. Sometimes called {oil nut} and {white walnut}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) The nut of the {Caryocar butyrosum} and {Caryocar nuciferum}, of S. America; -- called also {Souari nut}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Caryocar nuciferum — Butternut But ter*nut , n. 1. (Bot.) An American tree ({Juglans cinerea}) of the Walnut family, and its edible fruit; so called from the oil contained in the latter. Sometimes called {oil nut} and {white walnut}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The nut… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caryocar — Souarinussbaum, auch Butternuss genannt, (Caryocar nuciferum), Illustration. Systematik Kerneudikotyledonen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Caryōcar — (C. L., Butternuß), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Rhizoboleae, 4. Ordn. 13. Kl. L.; Arten: C. nuciferum, hoher Baum in Verbices u. am Essequebo, mit purpurrothen u. kopfgroßen, eßbare, wie Mandeln schmeckende Kerne enthaltenden Früchten; C …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Caryōcar — L. (Mandelahorn), Gattung der Karyokarazeen, gewaltige Bäume, selten Sträucher, mit immergrünen, fingerförmig dreiteiligen Blättern, endständigen traubigen Blütenständen und Steinfrüchten mit 3–4 einsamigen Steinkernen. Zehn Arten im tropischen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Caryocar nuciferum — Souarinussbaum Souarinussbaum (Caryocar nuciferum), Illustration Systematik Klasse: Dreifurchenpo …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • CARYOCAR L. — КАРИОКАР — 639. Caryocar L. Кариокар см …   Справочник растений

  • С. BUTYROSUM CARYOCAR - КАРИОКАР МАСЛИЧНЫЙ — см. 639. Дерево. С. butyrosum Willd. К. масличный Sp. pl. II (1799) 1244. Sturtevant s. notes (1919) 150. Р а с п р. Ю. Амер. (Гвиана). К у л ь т. Гвиана (Кайенна). Х о з. з н а ч. Орехи съедобны и дают масло. Древ. для судостроения …   Справочник растений

  • Butternut — But ter*nut , n. 1. (Bot.) An American tree ({Juglans cinerea}) of the Walnut family, and its edible fruit; so called from the oil contained in the latter. Sometimes called {oil nut} and {white walnut}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The nut of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Juglans cinerea — Butternut But ter*nut , n. 1. (Bot.) An American tree ({Juglans cinerea}) of the Walnut family, and its edible fruit; so called from the oil contained in the latter. Sometimes called {oil nut} and {white walnut}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The nut… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oil nut — Butternut But ter*nut , n. 1. (Bot.) An American tree ({Juglans cinerea}) of the Walnut family, and its edible fruit; so called from the oil contained in the latter. Sometimes called {oil nut} and {white walnut}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The nut… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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