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Gabon nut (Coula Edulis)
A nut growing wild in West Africa between Sierra Leone and Northern Angola. The kernel looks like a walnut and the flavour is similar, but milder. The nuts are generally cooked and eaten with meat, but sometimes fermented; and also produce oil that's used for cooking.
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