Definition of Buffalo nut

1. Noun. Oily drupaceous fruit of rabbitwood.

Exact synonyms: Elk Nut, Oil Nut
Group relationships: Pyrularia Pubera, Rabbitwood
Generic synonyms: Fruit

2. Noun. Shrub of southeastern United States parasitic on roots of hemlocks having sparse spikes of greenish flowers and pulpy drupes.
Exact synonyms: Pyrularia Pubera, Rabbitwood
Group relationships: Genus Pyrularia, Pyrularia
Terms within: Elk Nut, Oil Nut
Generic synonyms: Parasitic Plant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buffalo Nut

buffalo berry
buffalo bur
buffalo carpet beetle
buffalo chip
buffalo clover
buffalo fish
buffalo gnat
buffalo gourd
buffalo hump
buffalo jump
buffalo jumps
buffalo neck
buffalo nut (current term)
buffalo robe
buffalo robes
buffalo soldier
buffalo soldiers
buffalo type
buffalo wing
buffalo wings

Literary usage of Buffalo nut

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"Buffalo-nut, etc. Santalaceae. Lai in, "pear like". Syn, Hamiltonia, in part. ... Oil-nut, Buffalo-nut, Elk-nut. Seeds rich in oil. 1699. PYRUS, L. (Pirus). ..."

2. The Nut Culturist: A Treatise on the Propagation, Planting and Cultivation by Andrew Samuel Fuller (1896)
"The fruit is about the size of a plum, containing one seed or nut, which is only edible after roasting. buffalo nut.—See Oil nut. ..."

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