Nick"er nut` (?).

A rounded seed, rather smaller than a nutmeg, having a hard smooth shell, and a yellowish or bluish color. 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.]


© Webster 1913.

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