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English noun: candlenut

1. candlenut (plant) large tree native to southeastern Asia; the nuts yield oil used in varnishes; nut kernels strung together are used locally as candles


SynonymsAleurites moluccana, varnish tree


Broader (hypernym)angiospermous tree, flowering tree


Part holonymcandlenut


Member meronymAleurites, genus Aleurites

2. candlenut (plant) seed of candlenut tree; source of soil used in varnishes


Broader (hypernym)oil-rich seed, oilseed


Part meronymAleurites moluccana, candlenut, varnish tree









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