macadamia nut

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mac·​a·​da·​mia nut | \ ˌma-kə-ˈdā-mē-ə- How to pronounce macadamia nut (audio) \

Definition of macadamia nut

: a hard-shelled nut of an Australian evergreen tree (genus Macadamia, especially M. integrifolia or M. tetraphylla) of the protea family that somewhat resembles the filbert and is cultivated extensively in Hawaii

called also macadamia

Examples of macadamia nut in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their beautifully detailed menu descriptions cover an extensive list of appetizers, soups, salads, seafood, meat entrees, and luscious sounding desserts like Road to Hana chocolate layer cake with macadamia nut caramel. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, "Maui Travel Guide," 2 Mar. 2021 Ban-nan-yas Foster, with banana macadamia nut ice cream and a malasada (Hawaiian donut). Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, "Maui Travel Guide," 2 Mar. 2021 The model might be drive-thru only, but the result is as good as a full-on coffee shop, starting with the Tropical Toro, blended cold and frosty with espresso, white chocolate, macadamia nut and coconut. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "5 great new coffee shops for a San Antonio wake-up call: Cultura, Laika Cheesecake & Espresso, Revolución Coffee + Juice, Tandem and Toro Coffee," 28 Jan. 2021 Pop as before with avocado, grape seed or even more fabulously, macadamia nut oil, then turn the whole thing out into a large bowl, season with your best salt, let sit for five minutes for the flavors to meld, and dive in. Beth Segal, cleveland, "POP UP! How to create that perfect tub of movie popcorn and six ways to make it even better," 5 Nov. 2020 The caramel-y notes of a single experimental butterscotch salted macadamia nut. Leena Trivedi-grenier, SFChronicle.com, "A new S.F. backyard bakery stuffs hot links and garlic confit into sourdough," 16 Oct. 2020 Also, as a thank-you, first-time customers and all first-responders get their choice of a free chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, peanut butter, or macadamia nut cookie. Bob Carlton | Bcarlton@al.com, al, "The little Alabama deli where everybody knows your name," 22 Sep. 2020 Vendors set up shop with plenty of prepared foods for people looking for a little Saturday morning snack, including spicy Indian-style dal, breadfruit sourdough loaves, and vegan banana lassi made from macadamia nut yogurt. Naomi Tomky, Fortune, "The foodie haven in Hawaii you need to know about now," 1 July 2020 The bourbon has a caramel and brittle toffee lead that blooms into banana, mango,coconut flakes and macadamia nut. Dahlia Ghabour, The Courier-Journal, "Here's when Old Forester's 20th Birthday Bourbon will be released," 24 June 2020

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First Known Use of macadamia nut

1929, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for macadamia nut

New Latin Macadamia, from John Macadam †1865 Australian chemist

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“Macadamia nut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/macadamia%20nut. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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