plural -s
: the flattened brown circular seed of a tropical African woody vine (Physostigma cylindrosperma)

Word History


of African origin; akin to Mende kale seed, stone of a fruit, Bambara, a kind of plant

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“Calinut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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