from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun any tree of the genus Macadamia, especially Macadamia ternifolia.
  • noun A macadamia nut.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun an evergreen tree, of the genus Macadamia, native to Australia and cultivated in Hawaii
  • noun the fruit of this tree; the macadamia nut

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any tree of the genus Macadamia


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