nicker nut definition

  • noun:
    • The curved seed of this nicker-tree.
    • tough shiny grey seed of a bonduc tree; used for making e.g. jewelry
  • others:
    • A rounded seed, instead smaller compared to a nutmeg, having a difficult smooth layer, and a yellowish or bluish color. The seeds grow when you look at the prickly pods of tropical, woody climbers of genus Cæsalpinia. Cæsalpinia Bonduc has actually yellowish seeds; Cæsalpinia Bonducella, bluish grey.

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