Definition of Queensland nut

1. Noun. Bushy tree with pink to purple flowers.

Exact synonyms: Macadamia Tetraphylla
Group relationships: Genus Macadamia
Generic synonyms: Macadamia, Macadamia Tree



Definition of Queensland nut

1. Noun. The macadamia nut. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Queensland nut

1. The nut of an Australian tree (Macadamia ternifolia). It is about an inch in diameter, and contains a single round edible seed, or sometimes two hemispherical seeds. So called from Queensland in Australia. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Queensland nut

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1. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"queensland nut The queensland nut is a tree of medium size, ... The Queensland nut grows at elevations up to 2000 feet and likes a fairly heavy rainfall. ..."

2. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"queensland nut The queensland nut is a tree of medium size, ... The Queensland nut grows at elevations up to 2000 feet and likes a fairly heavy rainfall. ..."

3. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"The species is not, to my knowledge, under cultivation, but may eventually repay such culture. THE queensland nut. The queensland nut is more interesting ..."

4. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"queensland nut, n. a wild fruit-tree, Macadamia ternifolia, F. v. ... 40: "'Queensland Nut.' This tree bears an edible nut of excellent flavour, ..."

5. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"queensland nut, //. a wild fruit-tree, Macadamia ternifolia, F. v. ... 40: "' queensland nut.' This tree bears an edible nut of excellent flavour, ..."

6. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1907)
"queensland nut. Presented by Prof. F. Manson Bailey. "The queensland nut is well worthy of cultivation in Ceylon, not only as an ornamental or ..."

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