Definitions for "Brazil nut"
An oily, three-sided nut, the seed of the Bertholletia excelsa; the cream nut.
one of the largest trees of the amazon region, the brazil nut [bertholletia excelsa] is highly valued for its nuts, which grow in hard, round woody pods that contain about 20 to 30 nuts each. its heartwood is a uniform pinkish brown which turns light chestnut brown after exposure to light. its texture is coarse to medium, and it is of medium luster. brazil nut is said to symbolize love.
tall South American tree bearing brazil nuts