- the fruit of a tree (Aleurites moluccana) of the spurge family, growing in the Pacific Islands: the fruit is burned as a candle by indigenous peoples and processed commercially for its oil
- this tree
- A large tropical tree (Aleurites moluccana) of Southeast Asia and Oceania, cultivated for its nutlike seeds that can be used as candles and yield a drying oil used in paints, varnishes, lacquer, and soap.
- The seed of this tree. In both senses also called candleberry, kukui.