Java almond

noun

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
: 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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“Java almond.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Java%20almond. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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