butternut


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Souari nut \Sou*a"ri nut`\ (Bot.)
   The large edible nutlike seed of a tall tropical American
   tree (Caryocar nuciferum) of the same natural order with
   the tea plant; -- also called butternut. [Written also
   sawarra nut.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Butternut \But"ter*nut`\, n.
   1. (Bot.) An American tree (Juglans cinerea) of the Walnut
      family, and its edible fruit; -- so called from the oil
      contained in the latter. Sometimes called oil nut and
      white walnut.
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   2. (Bot.) The nut of the Caryocar butyrosum and {Caryocar
      nuciferum}, of S. America; -- called also Souari nut.
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