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Brazil nut

n.
1. A tropical South American evergreen tree (Bertholletia excelsa) having large round woody fruits containing edible oily three-sided seeds.
2. The seed of this tree.

[After Brazil.]

brazil nut

n
1. (Plants) a tropical South American tree, Bertholletia excelsa, producing large globular capsules, each containing several closely packed triangular nuts: family Lecythidaceae
2. (Plants) the nut of this tree, having an edible oily kernel and a woody shell
Often shortened to: brazil

Brazil′ nut`


n.
1. the three-sided, hard-shelled edible seed of a large South American tree, Bertholletia excelsa, of the lecythis family.
2. the tree itself.
[1820–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Brazil nut - tall South American tree bearing brazil nutsbrazil nut - tall South American tree bearing brazil nuts
brazil, brazil nut - three-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and hard brown shell
nut tree - tree bearing edible nuts
2.brazil nut - three-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and hard brown shell
edible nut - a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell
Bertholletia excelsa, brazil nut, brazil-nut tree - tall South American tree bearing brazil nuts
Translations
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paranød
ParanussParanussbaum
brasilianpähkinäparapähkinäpuu
noix du Brésil
paranoot
castanha-do-pará

Brazil nut

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References in classic literature ?
Why do I secretly give Miss Shepherd twelve Brazil nuts for a present, I wonder?
On the heap of nuts lay a scrap of cardboard, on which was written in bold, blue chalk, "Best tangerine oranges, two a penny." On the oranges was the equally clear and exact description, "Finest Brazil nuts, 4d.
In the Peruvian Department of Madre de Dios, Brazil nut concessions are granted under two contrasting arrangements: those located inside protected areas (for the purposes of this study, the Tambopata National Reserve, hereafter referred to as "the Reserve"), and those located outside protected areas (Pena 2010).
In the Brazil nut study, researchers from San Diego State University in San Diego, California, recruited 22 healthy adults (20 women and 2 men) at least 20 years of age with a mean body mass index of 22.3, who were instructed to consume either 36 grams of pretzels or 20 grams of Brazil nuts (about five nuts) in addition to their usual diet.
cerealella should be included in the list of pests that have the potential to generate considerable losses in stored Brazil nut, and may be classified as primary pests.
In the Brazil nut study, conducted at San Diego State University in 2017 through a grant from the American Heart Association, 22 healthy adults (20 women and two men) age 20 or older with a mean body mass index of 22.3, consumed either 36 grams of pretzels or 20 grams of Brazil nuts (about five nuts) in addition to their usual diet.
In this sense, there is potentiality in the use of Brazil nut oil due to its rich lipid profile, which presents about 13.8% of palmitic acid; 8.7% stearic acid; 31.4% oleic acid and 45.2% linoleic acid, besides small amounts of palmitoleic and myristic acids (Gutierrez, Regitano--D'Arce, & Rauenmiguel, 1997; Freitas, Freitas-Silva, Miranda, & Coelho, 2007), all these fatty acids are considered as essential for the metabolic pathways of birds.
THE Primal Pantry has just launched multi-pack boxes of its paleo snack bars, available in hazelnut and cocoa, Brazil nut and cherry, coconut and macadamia as well as almond and cashew (each box contains four 30g bars).
COURGETTI SPAGHETTI WITH GRAPEFRUIT AND BRAZIL NUT PESTO
Thirty-one elderly Brazilian individuals (mean age, 78 years) who had mild cognitive impairment were randomly assigned to consume 1 Brazil nut per day (providing daily an estimated 289 [micro]g of selenium) or no Brazil nuts for 6 months.
Heals Dry and Cracked Skin Brazil nut oil can be applied to dried or cracked feet and heals to relieve painful tightness and itching.
Soon we reach a clutch of mature Brazil nut trees soaring into the canopy above.