Definition of Nicker seed

1. Noun. Hard shiny grey seed of a bonduc tree; used for making e.g. jewelry.

Exact synonyms: Bonduc Nut, Nicker Nut
Group relationships: Bonduc, Bonduc Tree, Caesalpinia Bonduc, Caesalpinia Bonducella
Generic synonyms: Seed



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nicker Seed

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nickellotharmeyerite
nickelocene
nickelocenes
nickelodeon
nickelodeons
nickeloplasmin
nickelous
nickelphosphide
nickels
nickelschneebergite
nickenichite
nicker
nicker nut
nicker nuts
nicker seed (current term)
nicker tree
nicker trees
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nickering
nickers
nickin'
nicking
nickle
nickled
nickles
nickling
nicknack
nicknackeries
nicknackery

Literary usage of Nicker seed

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1. A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils: Comprising Both by William Theodore Brannt, Karl Schaedler (1896)
"The oil is used for illuminating purposes and as an embrocation for rheumatism. The seed, also called " nicker seed" has a diameter of ..."

2. Economic Plants: An Index to Economic Products of the Vegetable Kingdom in by William Fawcett (1891)
"GREY nicker seed, BONDUC. Cosmopolitan in the tropics. A woody climber, belonging to the Pea Family ..."

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