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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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