Definition of macadamia noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

macadamia

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌmækəˈdeɪmiə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmækəˈdeɪmiə//
 
(also macadamia nut)
 
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the round nut of an Australian tree Word Originmodern Latin, named after John Macadam (1827–65), Australian chemist.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: macadamia