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Macadamia nut

Native to Australia, the macadamia tree is now cultivated in other countries including Hawaii and South Africa—a rare example of a native


common name for members of the family Scombridae, open-sea fishes including the albacore, bonito, and tuna . They are characterized by deeply forked

Open Malnutrition

Condition resulting from a defective diet where certain important food nutrients (such as proteins, vitamins, or carbohydrates) are absent. It can

Open Mango

( măng'gō ), evergreen tree of the Anacardiaceae ( sumac family), native to tropical E Asia and now grown in both hemispheres. The chief species,

Open meat

term for the flesh of animals used for food, especially that of cattle, sheep, lambs, and swine, as distinct from game, poultry, and fish; sometimes

Open Melons

An annual trailing vine, Cucumis melo , native to tropical Africa but widely cultivated for its edible fruits. Melon plants have coarse hairy five- to

Open Milk

liquid secreted by the mammary glands of female mammals as food for their young. The milk of the cow is most widely used by humans, but the milk of

Open Mints

In economics, a place where coins are made according to exact compositions, weights, and dimensions, usually specified by law. The first state mint

Open Mints (Plants)
Mints (Plants)

in botany, common name for members of the Labiatae, a large family of chiefly annual or perennial herbs. Several species are shrubby or climbing forms

Open mollusc

Any of a group of invertebrate animals, most of which have a body divided into three parts: a head, a central mass containing the main organs, and a