candlenut

(redirected from Kukui Oil)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

can·dle·nut

 (kăn′dl-nŭt′)
n.
1. A large tropical tree (Aleurites moluccana) of Southeast Asia and Oceania, cultivated for its nutlike seeds that can be used as candles and yield a drying oil used in paints, varnishes, lacquer, and soap.
2. The seed of this tree. In both senses also called candleberry, kukui.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

candlenut

(ˈkændəlˌnʌt)
n
1. (Plants) a euphorbiaceous tree, Aleurites mollucana, of tropical Asia and Polynesia
2. (Plants) the nut of this tree, which yields an oil used in paints and varnishes. In their native regions the nuts are strung together and burned as candles
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

can•dle•nut

(ˈkæn dlˌnʌt)

n.
1. the oily fruit or nut of a SE Asian tree, Aleurites moluccana, of the spurge family, the kernels of which when strung together are used locally as candles.
2. the tree itself.
[1850–55]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.candlenut - large tree native to southeastern Asiacandlenut - 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
2.candlenut - seed of candlenut tree; source of soil used in varnishes
oil-rich seed, oilseed - any of several seeds that yield oil
Aleurites moluccana, candlenut, varnish tree - large tree native to southeastern Asia; the nuts yield oil used in varnishes; nut kernels strung together are used locally as candles
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Body Shop's Spa of the World Hawaiian Kukui Cream is said to "indulge body and mind" and uses kukui oil, which is native to Hawaii and Polynesia.
The Spa of The World range includes the Hawaiian Kukui Cream with kukui oil, which helps restore skin's natural suppleness.
My first smell of Connock London Kukui Oil home collections transported me to a little paradise island.
Just make sure you warm the oil in your palms before applying to hair, to ensure even distribution - on either wet or dry hair - and avoid your roots TROPICAL TREAT A RELATIVELY LY L new player Y new player in the beauty world, kukui oil has been used for centuries in its native Hawaii, where it's traditionally harvested from the candlenut tree to use in lamps.
Connock Kukui Oil Bath & connock LUXE LOCKS ARGAN oil has emerged in recent years as a mega-selling hair repair phenomenon.
Just make sure you warm the oil in your palms before 18, clarins.co.uk 18, clarins.co.uk applying to hair, to ensure even distribution - on either wet or dry hair - and avoid your roots TROPICAL TREAT A RELATIVELY LY L new player Y new player in the beauty world, kukui oil has been used for centuries in its native Hawaii, where it's traditionally harvested from the candlenut tree to use in lamps.
Just make sure you warm the oil in your palms before applying to hair, to ensure even distribution - on either wet or dry hair - and avoid your roots TROPICAL TREAT A RELATIVELY new player in the beauty world, kukui oil has been used for centuries in its native Hawaii, where it's traditionally harvested from the candlenut tree to use in lamps.
Oil 19.50, com Connock Kukui Oil Bath & connock LUXE LOCKS ARGAN oil has emerged in recent years as a mega-selling hair repair phenomenon.
The product includes organic argan, jojoba, and kukui oil to help improve the condition of the hair, skin, and nails.