candlenut candlenut

Definition(s):

  1. (n) large tree native to southeastern Asia; the nuts yield oil used in varnishes; nut kernels strung together are used locally as candles
  2. (n) seed of candlenut tree; source of soil used in varnishes

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Usage(s):

  • Central to them are the barks, seeds and roots now found in spice cabinets worldwide, as well as some that aren't (like candlenut or salam leaves).
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