Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An oily yellow liquid extracted from the shell of the cashew nut.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A yellow oily liquid, extracted from the shell of the cashew nut.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An oily liquid (C21H30O2) contained in the pericarp of the cashew-nut, Anacardium occidcntale. It is a powerful blistering agent.
  • n. Tribrom-salol, made by the action of bromine, in excess, upon salol. It is a crystalline substance used for allaying gastric uneasiness, cramps, etc.

Etymologies

From Anacardium generic name of the cashew + Latin oleum oil. (Wiktionary)

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