Definition of


  1. (noun, plant) any tree of the genus Macadamia

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Synonyms of Macadamia

macadamia tree

Origin of the word Macadamia

  1. "Australian evergreen tree," 1904, from Mod.L. (1858), named for Scot.-born chemist Dr. John Macadam (1827-1865), secretary of the Victoria Philosophical Institute, Australia. more

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