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macadamia

(măk'ədā`mēə), name for the nut of the Macadamia ternifolia, an evergreen tree native to Australia, but cultivated elsewhere, including Hawaii and South Africa. The small, edible kernel of the nut, also called Queensland nut, is white and crisp, and is eaten roasted or raw, by itself or as an ingredient in other foods. The macadamia tree is classified in the phylum MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Proteales, family Proteaceae.

macadamia

1. any tree of the Australian proteaceous genus Macadamia, esp M. ternifolia, having clusters of small white flowers and edible nutlike seeds
2. macadamia nut the seed of this tree
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* Seven species of macadamia tree (family Proteaceae) occur in Australia.
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Possibly, the powers and prerogatives the colonisers granted to themselves were too attractive to let them go, and we just changed the face of the colonisers.Section 43 of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority Act is just a real example of this: "A person shall not export raw cashew nuts or raw macadamia except with the written Authority of the Cabinet secretary issued with the approval of the National Assembly".
The Mt Kenya counties of Embu, Kirinyaga, Murang'a, Tharaka Nithi and Meru are the main producers of macadamia nuts in the country.
For the crumble: combine the ingredients in a food processor and blend until the macadamia nuts are broken down into a coarse meal, about 30 seconds.
Make the crumble by combining all the crumble ingredients in a food processor and blend until the macadamia nuts are broken down into a coarse meal, for about 30 seconds.
Department of Health officials said that these products may have come in contact with water from a well - that supplies the Keaau facility at 16-701 Macadamia Road - believed to be contaminated.
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The financing will benefit local farmers in Malawi by boosting production and exports of fair-trade certified macadamia and coffee.
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has completed the acquisition of US-based macadamia nut brand Royal Hawaiian Orchards from Royal Hawaiian Macadamia Nut, Inc.