Synonyms for candlenut
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- 1. candlenut, varnish tree, Aleurites moluccana, angiospermous tree, flowering tree
- usage: large tree native to southeastern Asia; the nuts yield oil used in varnishes; nut kernels strung together are used locally as candles
- 2. candlenut, oilseed, oil-rich seed
- usage: seed of candlenut tree; source of soil used in varnishes