Babassu definition

Babassu





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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  babassu \babassu\ n.
     1. a tall feather palm of northern Brazil ({Orbignya
        barbosiana}) with hard-shelled nuts yielding a valuable
        oil ({) with hard-shelled nuts yielding a valuable oil (})
        and a kind of vegetable ivory.
  


     Syn: babassu palm, coco de macao, {Orbignya phalerata},
          {Orbignya spesiosa}, {Orbignya martiana}.
          [WordNet 1.5] babbiting

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

  babassu
       n : tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts
           yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory [syn:
            {babassu palm}, {coco de macao}, {Orbignya phalerata}, {Orbignya
           spesiosa}, {Orbignya martiana}]

















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