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Brazil nut

noun
1.
the three-sided, hard-shelled edible seed of the tree Bertholletia excelsa and related species, of South America.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30
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British Dictionary definitions for Brazil nut

brazil nut

noun
1.
a tropical South American tree, Bertholletia excelsa, producing large globular capsules, each containing several closely packed triangular nuts: family Lecythidaceae
2.
the nut of this tree, having an edible oily kernel and a woody shell
Often shortened to brazil
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