[ kan-dl-nuht ]
/ ˈkæn dlˌnʌt /
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What does “clement” mean?
Also called candleberry.
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British Dictionary definitions for candlenut
/ (ˈkændəlˌnʌt) /
a euphorbiaceous tree, Aleurites mollucana, of tropical Asia and Polynesia
the nut of this tree, which yields an oil used in paints and varnishes. In their native regions the nuts are strung together and burned as candles
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