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  • n. The rounded seed of the nicker tree.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A rounded seed, rather smaller than a nutmeg, having a hard smooth shell, and a yellowish or bluish color. The seeds grow in the prickly pods of tropical, woody climbers of the genus Cæsalpinia. Cæsalpinia Bonduc has yellowish seeds; Cæsalpinia Bonducella, bluish gray.

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

  • n. hard shiny grey seed of a bonduc tree; used for making e.g. jewelry

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