Kerzennuss

Nahaufnahme von Kandelabern mit Löffel

Aleurites moluccanus

Synonyme:
Indische Walnuss, Kemiri, Kukuinussbaum
Candlenut (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

candle +‎ nut

Noun

candlenut (plural candlenuts)

  1. A flowering tree (Aleurites moluccana and Aleurites rockinghamensis) of the family Euphorbiaceae, also known as candleberry, Indian walnut, kemiri, varnish tree or kukui nut tree.
  2. The seed of this tree, used as a candle

Translations

Further reading

  • Aleurites rockinghamensis on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Aleurites moluccanus on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Aleurites on Wikispecies.Wikispecies
  • Aleurites on Wikimedia Commons.
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