Origin of candlenut
Also called candleberry.
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Examples from the Web for candlenut
- 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