Definition of Indian nut in English:

Indian nut

noun

  • 1Either of two tropical nuts: (a) a coconut (now historical); (b) an areca nut, formerly regarded as a kind of coconut.

  • 2Chiefly US. A pine nut.

Origin

Early 17th century. From Indian + nut. With sense 1, compare Indian.

Pronunciation

Indian nut

/ˌɪndɪən ˈnʌt/