dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


3 definitions found
 for Caryocar nuciferum
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Souari nut \Sou*a"ri nut`\ (Bot.)
     The large edible nutlike seed of a tall tropical American
     tree ({Caryocar nuciferum) of the same natural order with
     the tea plant; -- also called butternut. [Written also
     sawarra nut.]
     [1913 Webster]

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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Caryocar nuciferum
      n 1: large South American evergreen tree trifoliate leaves and
           drupes with nutlike seeds used as food and a source of
           cooking oil [syn: souari, souari nut, souari tree,
           Caryocar nuciferum]

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229