Synonyms of candlenut


1. candlenut, varnish tree, Aleurites moluccana, angiospermous tree, flowering tree

usage: large tree native to southeastern Asia; the nuts yield oil used in varnishes; nut kernels strung together are used locally as candles

2. candlenut, oilseed, oil-rich seed

usage: seed of candlenut tree; source of soil used in varnishes

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Definition and meaning of candlenut (Dictionary)