- 1 (also macadamia nut) The edible nut of the macadamia tree.More example sentences
- Its flavour has been likened to a cross between a Brazil nut and a macadamia nut.
- Although a macadamia nut is 75% fat, most of the fat is monounsaturated.
- Like two other symbols of Hawaii, the pineapple and the macadamia nut, the ukulele is in fact an immigrant.
- 2The Australian tree that produces the macadamia nut, with slender, glossy evergreen leaves.
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- Genus Macadamia, family Proteaceae: several species, especially M. integrifolia and M. tetraphylla, which are cultivated for their nuts
- Saxby Bridge has enthusiastically marketed all sorts of tax effective schemes involving things like tea trees, macadamias, wine and even online lingerie.
- Around 1882 the macadamia was introduced to Hawaii, and flourished.
- More than 50,000 Mum and Dad investors claimed billions in tax deductions through the '90s for investing in things like macadamias, tea-trees and wine.
modern Latin, named after John Macadam (1827–65), Australian chemist.
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