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 for Caryocar butyrosum
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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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