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Brazil nut

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noun Bra·zil nut \brə-ˈzil-\

Simple Definition of Brazil nut

  • : a long, white nut that grows on a South American tree

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Brazil nut

  1. :  a tall South American tree (Bertholletia excelsa of the family Lecythidaceae) that bears large globular capsules each containing several closely packed roughly triangular oily edible nuts; also :  its nut

Origin of brazil nut

Brazil, South America


First Known Use: 1830



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