Java almond

noun

Definition of Java almond

  1. 1 :  a large East Indian tree (Canarium commune) that has large unequally pinnate leaves and white flowers in clustered terminal panicles followed by ovoid drupaceous fruits and that is a source of elemi

  2. 2 :  the rich oily seed of the Java almond used as food and as a source of cooking and illuminating oils but having an integument that causes diarrhea

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