buffalo nut

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n buffalo nut shrub of southeastern United States parasitic on roots of hemlocks having sparse spikes of greenish flowers and pulpy drupes
    • n buffalo nut oily drupaceous fruit of rabbitwood
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Buffalo nut (Bot) the oily and drupelike fruit of an American shrub (Pyrularia oleifera); also, the shrub itself; oilnut.
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