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Definition of Brazil
1 (also Brazil nut) a large three-sided nut with an edible kernel, several of which grow inside a large woody capsule. Brazil nuts grow on a South American forest tree, and most are harvested in the wild.
- Bertholletia excelsa, family Lecythidaceae
2 (also Brazil wood) a hard red wood obtained from a tropical tree and from which dyes may be obtained.
- Genus Caesalpinia, family Leguminosae: several species