oilnut

Oilnut

Oil"nut`\, n. (Bot.) The buffalo nut. See Buffalo nut, under Buffalo.

Note: The name is also applied to various nuts and seeds yielding oil, as the butternut, cocoanut, oil-palm nut.
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