Definition of Souari nut
1. Noun. Large South American evergreen tree trifoliate leaves and drupes with nutlike seeds used as food and a source of cooking oil.
Group relationships: Caryocar, Genus Caryocar
Generic synonyms: Tree
2. Noun. A large nutlike seed of a South American tree.
Group relationships: Caryocar Nuciferum, Souari, Souari Tree
Medical Definition of Souari nut
Lexicographical Neighbors of Souari Nut
Literary usage of Souari nut
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Forty years in the medical profession, 1858-1898 by John Janvier Black (1900)
"souari nut.—This is a new nut just introduced into this country from the ... The outer shell of the souari nut is very hard, and is clam-shaped and of a ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"... Linn., produces the souari-nut or butternut of the American tropics. Although native of Guiana, it is cult, in some of the W. Indies isls. ..."
3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"... of C, nuci/crum, both greatly reduced. Redrawn from Engler. Family Caryocaraceae. Souari-nut family. Consists of two genera, Caryocar and ..."
4. The Source, Chemistry and Use of Food Products by Edgar Henry Summerfield Bailey (1914)
"... the souari nut of British Guiana, the cream nut of South Africa, the Kingsland chestnut, the tabebuia of Zanzibar and the chufa nut or earth almond. ..."