Aleurites moluccana


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Related to Aleurites moluccana: candlenut, Candlenut tree
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Noun1.Aleurites moluccana - large tree native to southeastern AsiaAleurites moluccana - large tree native to southeastern Asia; the nuts yield oil used in varnishes; nut kernels strung together are used locally as candles
candlenut - seed of candlenut tree; source of soil used in varnishes
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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This cosmetic oil, extracted from the almonds of Aleurites moluccana using a mechanical pressure cold process, is rich in omega 3 and [gamma]-tocopherol.
Kekuna, candle nut, Aleurites moluccana Euphorbiaceae