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IVORY NUT

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IVORY NUT (noun)
  The noun IVORY NUT has 1 sense:

1. nutlike seed of a South American palm; the hard white shell takes a high polish and is used for e.g. buttons

  Familiarity information: IVORY NUT used as a noun is very rare.


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IVORY NUT (noun)


Sense 1ivory nut [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Nutlike seed of a South American palm; the hard white shell takes a high polish and is used for e.g. buttons

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

apple nut; ivory nut; vegetable ivory

Hypernyms ("ivory nut" is a kind of...):

seed (a small hard fruit)

Holonyms ("ivory nut" is a part of...):

ivory palm; ivory plant; ivory-nut palm; Phytelephas macrocarpa (a stemless palm tree of Brazil and Peru bearing ivory nuts)


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