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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small genus of Australian evergreen trees (family Proteaceae) including one (M. ternifolia) that is widely cultivated in warm regions for its edible nut.

Usage examples (36)
  • Other foods, such as macadamia nuts and raisins, also are toxic.
  • D.J. said "macadamia" in the second round was his biggest challenge.
  • And at Abigael's, kosher cooking gets similar star treatment, with dishes such as macadamia crusted chicken, barbecue cedar plank salmon and Thai sea bass.
  • TOOBIN: Actually, I-- I brought you macadamia nuts. for more
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