Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of plants, natural order Euphorbiaceæ.

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  • noun candlenut

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Examples

  • The candle-nut or kukui (aleurites triloba) tree, which on the whole predominates, has leaves of a rich deep green when mature, which contrast beautifully with the flaky silvery look of the younger foliage.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • The candle-nut or kukui (aleurites triloba) tree, which on the whole predominates, has leaves of a rich deep green when mature, which contrast beautifully with the flaky silvery look of the younger foliage.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

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