souari nut

the large, edible, oily nut of a tall tree, Caryocar nuciferum, of tropical South America.
Also called butternut.

1840–50; < French saouari < Galibi sawarra Unabridged
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souari nut

1. large South American evergreen tree trifoliate leaves and drupes with nutlike seeds used as food and a source of cooking oil [syn: souari
2. a large nutlike seed of a South American tree 
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