- the oily fruit or nut of a southeastern Asian tree, Aleurites moluccana, of the spurge family, the kernels of which when strung together are used locally as candles.
- the tree itself.
- a euphorbiaceous tree, Aleurites mollucana, of tropical Asia and Polynesia
- the nut of this tree, which yields an oil used in paints and varnishes. In their native regions the nuts are strung together and burned as candles