Candle nut

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the fruit of a euphorbiaceous shrub (Aleurites triloba), a native of some of the Pacific islands; - socalled because, when dry, it will burn with a bright flame, and is used by the natives as a candle. The oil has many uses.

See also: Candle

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Chef Putra shows us the ingredients to be used for the cooking session that afternoon, like candle nut, aromatic ginger, turmeric root, galangal root and lemongrass.
If these high yields can be replicated across the country for staple crops like maize, it will free up land for more commercial ventures such as vanilla, soybean, peanuts and candle nut (for oil).
The Indians use cashews and almonds, while the people of Thailand make extensive use of candle nuts and Brazilian peanuts in their distinctive and aromatic style of cooking.