The Collaborative International Dictionary
Oilnut \Oil"nut`\, n. (Bot.) The buffalo nut. See Buffalo nut, under Buffalo.
Note: The name is also applied to various nuts and seeds yielding oil, as the butternut, cocoanut, oil-palm nut.
n. 1 Any nut from which oil may be commercially extracted 2 The buffalo nut (nut of ''Pyrularia oleifera'')