macadamia nut


mac·a·da·mia nut

noun \ˌma-kə-ˈdā-mē-ə-\

Definition of MACADAMIA NUT

:  a hard-shelled nut somewhat resembling a filbert and produced by an Australian evergreen tree (Macadamia integrifolia) of the protea family that is cultivated extensively in Hawaii —called also macadamia

Origin of MACADAMIA NUT

New Latin Macadamia, from John Macadam †1865 Australian chemist
First Known Use: 1929

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