from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A South American evergreen tree (Caryocar nuciferum) having opposite, trifoliate leaves and drupes with nutlike stones containing seeds used as food and as a source of cooking oil.
- n. The nut of this tree.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The large edible nutlike seed of a tall tropical American tree (Caryocar nuciferum) of the same natural order with the tea plant; -- also called butternut.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a large nutlike seed of a South American tree
- n. large South American evergreen tree trifoliate leaves and drupes with nutlike seeds used as food and a source of cooking oil
French saouari, from Galibi sawarra.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)