(noun)anevergreentree, of the genusMacadamia,native to Australia and cultivatedinHawaii
(noun) the fruit of this tree; the macadamianut
(noun) any tree of the Australian proteaceous genus Macadamia, esp M. ternifolia, having clusters of small white flowers and edible nutlike seeds
Use "macadamia" in a sentence
"It's best to make it with a delicate oil such as macadamia, apricot kernel or extra light olive oil (extra virgin being too intense)."
"Atkins himself – I suppose – got tired of hearing people complain that they couldn’t get into ketosis, so he had them do a ‘fat fast’ using as I recall macadamia nuts and cream cheese only diet, which is primarily fat."
"Kailua Candy Company is a popular stop mostly for non-Hawaiian chocolate confections, although some feature local ingredients such as macadamia nuts or Kona coffee."