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Nicker nut

nicker nut

A rounded seed, rather smaller than a nutmeg, having a hard smooth shell, and a yellowish or bluish colour. The seeds grow in the prickly pods of tropical, woody climbers of the genus Caesalpinia. C. Bonduc has yellowish seeds; C.Bonducella, bluish gray. [Spelt also neckar nut, nickar nut.


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