cashew nut


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cashew nut

n.
The fruit of the cashew, having an edible seed inside a hard shell containing caustic oils.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cashew nut - kidney-shaped nut edible only when roastedcashew nut - kidney-shaped nut edible only when roasted
edible nut - a hard-shelled seed consisting of an edible kernel or meat enclosed in a woody or leathery shell
Anacardium occidentale, cashew, cashew tree - tropical American evergreen tree bearing kidney-shaped nuts that are edible only when roasted
Translations
kešu
Cashew-Kern
kesudió
カシューナッツ
castanha de caju
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