Meaning of “Brazil nut” in the English Dictionary

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"Brazil nut" in British English

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Brazil nutnoun

uk /brəˈzɪl ˌnʌt/ us /brəˈzɪl ˌnʌt/

[ C ] a large curved nut that grows in a hard, three-sided shell

[ C or U ] also Brazil nut tree a South American tree that produces a large, dry fruit filled with large three-sided nuts

(Definition of “Brazil nut” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)