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ivory nut

noun
1.
the seed of a low, South American palm, Phytelephas macrocarpa, yielding vegetable ivory.
2.
a similar seed from other palms.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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British Dictionary definitions for ivory nut

ivory nut

noun
1.
the seed of the ivory palm, which contains an ivory-like substance used to make buttons, etc
2.
any similar seed from other palms
Former name (1871–1932) vegetable ivory
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