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mac·a·da·mi·a / ˌmakəˈdāmēə/ • n. an Australian tree (genus Macadamia, family Proteaceae) with glossy evergreen leaves and globular edible nuts. Several species include M. integrifolia and M. tetraphylla, cultivated for their nuts. ∎  (also macadamia nut) the edible nut of this tree.

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macadamia (măk´ədā´mēə), name for the nut of the Macadamia ternifolia, an evergreen tree native to Australia, but cultivated in Hawaii. The nuts, also called Queensland nuts, are eaten roasted or raw. The macadamia tree is classified in the phylum Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Proteales, family Proteaceae.

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Macadamia

Macadamia (family Proteaceae) A genus of shrubs and trees that yield oily, edible seeds. There are 9 species. One is found in Madagascar, 1 in Celebes, 3 in New Caledonia, and 5 in Australia. M. integrifolia and M. tetraphylla are cultivated, providing the delicious Queensland nut, or macadamia.

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macadamia

macadamia Genus of Australian trees of the family Proteaceae. Most species have stiff, oblong, lance-like leaves. The edible seeds are round, hard-shelled nuts, covered by thick husks that split when ripe. Height: to 18m (60ft).

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