from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dioecious shrub (Simmondsia chinensis) of the southwest United States and northern Mexico, having opposite, leathery leaves and edible seeds that contain a valuable oil used in cosmetics and as a lubricant. Also called goat-nut.
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- n. a shrub native to the southwestern United States and to Mexico; the only plant known to store liquid wax in its seed
American Spanish.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)