Definition of butter and tallow tree in English:

butter and tallow tree

Pronunciation /ˌbʌtər (ə)n(d) ˈtaləʊ triː/

noun

rare
  • A large evergreen West African tree, Pentadesma butyracea (family Clusiaceae), with seeds yielding a solid fat used as a source of food; also called butter tree, tallow tree.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Account Colony Sierra Leone Sierra Leone Company.