Malabar nut

noun

Definition of Malabar nut

1 : an East Indian shrub (Adhatoda vasica) of the family Acanthaceae having leaves, root, and seed that are used as a source of an antipyretic and antispasmodic
2 : the seed of the Malabar nut

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“Malabar nut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Malabar%20nut. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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