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macadamia

(ˌmækəˈdeɪmɪə)
n
1. (Plants) any tree of the Australian proteaceous genus Macadamia, esp M. ternifolia, having clusters of small white flowers and edible nutlike seeds
2. (Plants) macadamia nut the seed of this tree
[C19: New Latin, named after John Macadam (1827–1865), Australian chemist]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.macadamia - any tree of the genus Macadamiamacadamia - any tree of the genus Macadamia  
genus Macadamia - trees or shrubs; Madagascar to Australia
Macadamia integrifolia - medium-sized tree of eastern Australia having creamy-white flowers
macadamia nut, macadamia nut tree, Macadamia ternifolia - small Australian tree with racemes of pink flowers; widely cultivated (especially in Hawaii) for its sweet edible nuts
Macadamia tetraphylla, Queensland nut - bushy tree with pink to purple flowers
nut tree - tree bearing edible nuts
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However, the growing appetite for macadamias in China has encouraged Chinese farmers to begin planting macadamia trees.
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Meanwhile, South Koreans have gone nuts over macadamias after the incident.
Last week, on a flight out of New York, a top Korean Air executive went, well nuts, and ordered a packed plane to turn back from the runway after she was served macadamias without being asked.
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Derek Donkin, CEO of SAMAC (South African Macadamias Growers Association) comments on the increased crop volume: "The international macadamia nut industry has been buoyed by the positive crop results, due in part to younger orchards coming into full production and also the favourable weather conditions.
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The Food and Drug Administration specifically excludes macadamias, cashews and Brazil nuts from using the claim because of their high saturated fat content.
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Hale, the company's president told Hawaii Business & Industry, "We are more convinced than ever that there is an expanding market for high quality macadamias.
But the agency left out Brazil nuts, macadamias, cashews, and pinyon pine nuts because they contain 3 to 5 grams of saturated fat per ounce.