Bra·zil nut /brəˈzɪl-/
Bra·zil nut Bot. An oily, three-sided nut, the seed of the Bertholletia excelsa; the cream nut.
Note: ☞ From eighteen to twenty-four of the seeds or “nuts” grow in a hard and nearly globular shell.
n 1: tall South American tree bearing brazil nuts [syn: brazil-nut
tree, Bertholletia excelsa]
2: three-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and
hard brown shell [syn: brazil]