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the three-sided, hard-shelled edible seed of the tree Bertholletia excelsa and related species, of South America.
Historical Examples

Our Young Folks–Vol. I, No. II, February 1865 Various

a tropical South American tree, Bertholletia excelsa, producing large globular capsules, each containing several closely packed triangular nuts: family Lecythidaceae
the nut of this tree, having an edible oily kernel and a woody shell


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