Pronunciation: (mak"u-dā'mē-u), [key]
1. any Australian tree of the genus Macadamia, esp. M. ternifolia, having whorled leaves and elongated clusters of pink flowers.
2. Also called macada'mia nut". the edible, hard-shelled seed of this tree. Also called Queensland nut.
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