Definition of Macadamia

1. Noun. Any tree of the genus Macadamia.




Definition of Macadamia

1. Noun. an evergreen tree, of the genus ''Macadamia'', native to Australia and cultivated in Hawaii ¹

2. Noun. the fruit of this tree; the macadamia nut ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Macadamia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macadamia

maca
macaber
macabre
macabrely
macabreness
macaca
macaca fascicularis
macaca mulatta
macaca nemestrina
macaca radiata
macacas
macaco
macacos
macacus
macadam
macadamia (current term)
macadamia nut
macadamia nut tree
macadamia nuts
macadamia tree
macadamias
macadamise
macadamization
macadamizations
macadamize
macadamized
macadamizes
macadamizing
macadams
macahuba

Literary usage of Macadamia

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1. Guatemala by Shelagh McNally (2006)
"The macadamia nut is delicious and its oil is the key ingredient to all those over-priced anti-aging creams sold by large cosmetics companies. ..."

2. Pamphlets on Forestry in Hawaii (1919)
"macadamia Insects—An investigation of the natural enemies of ... It infests the tender foliage of the macadamia nut tree and checks or prevents normal ..."

3. Bolivia and Coca by James Painter (1994)
"There is a wait of seven years before macadamia nuts are ready for ... In fact, no farmers were receiving any income from either macadamia nuts or rubber in ..."

4. How Plants are Trained to Work for Man by Luther Burbank (1921)
"An Australian tree-shrub, a small tree called the macadamia ternifolia, ... The macadamia has proved hardy in this vicinity, but requires a well-drained ..."

5. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application by Luther Burbank, John Whitson, Robert John, Henry Smith Williams, Luther Burbank Society (1915)
"Further tests will be necessary before the climatic limitations of the macadamia are fully established. But in regions where it can be grown, it must prove ..."

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