Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of dicotyledonous apetalous plants belonging to the natural order Proteaceæ and the tribe Grevilleeæ, characterized by having two pendulous ovules, seeds with unequal and fleshy cotyledons, anthers on short filaments inserted a little below the laminæ, and a ring-like four-lobed or four-parted disk. There are two species, found only in eastern Australia. They are tall shrubs or trees with whorled leaves, either entire or serrate, and flowers pedicellate in pairs, in terminal or axillary racemes, the pedicels not connate. M. ternifolia is the Queensland nut-tree, a small tree with dense foliage, a firm, fine-grained wood, and an edible nut with the taste of hazel, an inch or more in diameter.
- n. an evergreen tree, of the genus Macadamia, native to Australia and cultivated in Hawaii
- n. the fruit of this tree; the macadamia nut
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. any tree of the genus Macadamia, especially Macadamia ternifolia.
- n. A macadamia nut.
- n. any tree of the genus Macadamia
“It's best to make it with a delicate oil such as macadamia, apricot kernel or extra light olive oil (extra virgin being too intense).”
“Atkins himself – I suppose – got tired of hearing people complain that they couldn’t get into ketosis, so he had them do a ‘fat fast’ using as I recall macadamia nuts and cream cheese only diet, which is primarily fat.”
“Kailua Candy Company is a popular stop mostly for non-Hawaiian chocolate confections, although some feature local ingredients such as macadamia nuts or Kona coffee.”
“D.J. said "macadamia" in the second round was his biggest challenge.”
“And at Abigael's, kosher cooking gets similar star treatment, with dishes such as macadamia crusted chicken, barbecue cedar plank salmon and Thai sea bass.”
“I still remember the B&B and macadamia orchard confiscated by the Zapatistas in Ocosingo a few years ago where the Zapatistas waited until the macadamia trees were in full fruition commercially speaking, confiscated the orchard from the foreign owners and then laid waste to it.”
“Guests staying in the hotel's half-dozen individually decorated rooms can explore on-site sugar, coffee and macadamia processing mills, an orchid nursery and a 150-year-old restored church often used for weddings -- but no ziplines.”
“Tours of the area visit coffee, sugar cane and macadamia nut plantations and flower farms.”
“Federal regulations require “country of origin labeling,” or COOL, for meats fish, fresh and frozen produce, peanuts, pecans and macadamia nuts.”
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All the scientific words found in the official EU nomenclature. For the screening I used Vocabgrabber of the Visual Thesaurus.
includes words of the "Prodcom list"
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need to learn these words!!!!!!!!!!!
words from the classic (and wonderful) radio sketch "Bulbous Bouffant"
Although some of these are, technically, seeds or legumes or kernels, they're all nuts to me. ;P
I like these words because I think they flow and sound okay
Words that are just fun to say.
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