Definition of Souari tree
1. Noun. Large South American evergreen tree trifoliate leaves and drupes with nutlike seeds used as food and a source of cooking oil.
Terms within: Souari Nut
Group relationships: Caryocar, Genus Caryocar
Generic synonyms: Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Souari Tree
Literary usage of Souari tree
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1. Among the Indians of Guiana: Being Sketches Chiefly Anthropologic from the by Everard Ferdinand Im Thurn (1883)
"... which grow on bushes (Nigritia Schomburgkii) on many parts of the savannah, and the nut— the most delicately flavoured of all nuts—of the souari-tree ..."
2. Official Report of the Calcutta International Exhibition, 1883-84: Compiled (1885)
"... was of the wood of the souari-tree, which grows on a very large scale in some parts of British Guiana, and bears a nut excelling in size and excellence ..."