Definition of Cohune nut
1. Noun. Nut of the cohune palm having hard white shells like those of ivory nuts.
Terms within: Cohune Fat, Cohune Oil, Cohune-nut Oil
Generic synonyms: Seed
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Literary usage of Cohune nut
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1. The Condensed Chemical Dictionary: A Reference Volume for All Requiring by Francis Mills Turner, Daniel Deronda Berolzheimer, William Parker Cutter, John Helfrich, Chemical Catalog Company, Inc (1920)
"Cohune-nut Oil. See Cohune oil. ... Cohune Oil* (Cohune-nut oil; Cahoun- nut oil; ... Derivation: From the cohune-nut, At- talea cohune, by expression. ..."
2. Latin-American Year Book for Investors and Merchants for 1918- (1920)
"With the demand for combating the use of poison gas in the war. it was found that the shell of the cohune nut when carbonized, acted as a preventive against ..."
3. How America Went to War: An Account from Official Sources of the Nation's by Benedict Crowell, Robert Forrest Wilson (1921)
"The chief virtue of the cohune nut from our point of view was its extreme thickness of shell, the kernel of this large nut, which is three inches or more in ..."
4. Chemical Warfare by Amos Alfred Fries, Clarence Jay West (1921)
"The chief virtue of the cohune nut from the charcoal point of view was its extreme thickness of shell; this nut is 3 inches or more in length and nearly 2 ..."
5. The palm tree by Sophy Moody (1864)
"The shell of the cohune nut, like that of the Coco Nut, admits of a beautiful polish, and may be turned into a variety of useful and ornamental articles. ..."
6. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and edited by [Anonymus AC02893924] (1863)
"... has been crushed for the sake of its oil, and this oil now realizes a higher price than that of the fruit. The kernel of the Cohune-nut, ..."
7. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"... Europe and in the United States of America than in the United Kingdom. JC COGNAC v. BRANDY. cohune nut FAT. The nuts of the Cohune Palm ..."