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bread·nut

 (brĕd′nŭt′)
n.
1. A large tree (Brosimum alicastrum) native to Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies, having yellow fruit with a large edible seed.
2. The seed of this tree.

breadnut

(ˈbrɛdˌnʌt)
n
1. (Plants) a moraceous tree, Brosimum alicastrum, of Central America and the Caribbean
2. (Plants) the nutlike fruit of this tree, ground to produce a substitute for wheat flour, esp in the West Indies
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This partnership between the National Water Commission (NWC) and the Rural Water Supply Limited has helped residents from the communities of Breadnut and Rosewell receive water in their homes for the first time in 3 decades.
Nelson-Quartey FC, Amagloh FK, Oduro IN and WO Ellis Formulation of an infant food based on breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) and breadnut (Artocarpus camansi).
Processing effects on some antinutritional factors and in vitro multienzyme protein digestibility (IVPD) of three tropical seeds: Breadnut (Artocarpus altilis), Cashewnut (Anacardium occidentale) and Fluted pumpkin (Telfairia occidentalis).
Grafting of breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) using breadnut (Artocarpus camansi) as root stock.
She includes, for example, an extensive section and two tables on Thomas Thistlewood's sexual interactions with slaves while at Vineyard Pen in 1750-51 and at Breadnut Island Pen in 1768, but adds nothing substantial to the exploration of Thistlewood's relations with his slaves already provided by Trevor Burnard (2003).