noun cal·i·nut \ˈkalēˌnət\

Definition of calinut



  1. :  the flattened brown circular seed of a tropical African woody vine (Physostigma cylindrosperma)

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Origin and Etymology of calinut

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

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a brief usually trivial fact

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