from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A tree, Caryocar nuciferum (and also one or two other species of the genus), yielding nuts and a wood distinguished by the same name. Also saouari, souarri, and suwarrow.
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- noun Any
treeof the genus Caryocar. They yield strong timberand some bear edible nuts.
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- noun large South American evergreen tree trifoliate leaves and drupes with nutlike seeds used as food and a source of cooking oil
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It yields the butter-nuts, or souari-nuts of commerce.