ivory nut

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

ivory nut

noun

Definition of IVORY NUT

:  the nutlike seed of a South American palm (Phytelephas macrocarpa) containing a very hard endosperm used for carving and turning — compare vegetable ivory

First Known Use of IVORY NUT

circa 1847

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: ivory palm
Previous Word in the Dictionary: ivory–leaves
All Words Near: ivory nut

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up ivory nut? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More