babassu nut

babassu nut
noun
hard-shelled nut of the babassu palm
Hypernyms: ↑seed
Substance Meronyms: ↑babassu oil, ↑babacu oil

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  • babassu oil — noun fatty oil from kernels of babassu nuts similar to coconut oil • Syn: ↑babacu oil • Hypernyms: ↑oil • Substance Holonyms: ↑babassu nut * * * a yellow oil expressed or extracted from babassu nuts, used chiefly in the manufacture of soaps and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • babassu — noun 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 • Hypernyms: ↑feather palm …   Useful english dictionary

  • babassu palm — noun tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory • Syn: ↑babassu, ↑coco de macao, ↑Orbignya phalerata, ↑Orbignya spesiosa, ↑Orbignya martiana • Hypernyms: ↑feather palm …   Useful english dictionary

  • babassu palm — ▪ plant  (Attalea martiana, A. oleifera, or A. speciosa), tall palm tree with feathery leaves that grows wild in tropical northeastern Brazil. The kernels of its hard shelled nuts are the source of babassu oil, similar in properties and uses to… …   Universalium

  • babassu — n. tall palm tree found in Brazil that bears hard shelled nut which produces oil (used in the manufacture of margarine, cooking oil, soap and cosmetics) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • babacu oil — noun fatty oil from kernels of babassu nuts similar to coconut oil • Syn: ↑babassu oil • Hypernyms: ↑oil • Substance Holonyms: ↑babassu nut * * * noun see babassu oil …   Useful english dictionary

  • coco de macao — noun tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory • Syn: ↑babassu, ↑babassu palm, ↑Orbignya phalerata, ↑Orbignya spesiosa, ↑Orbignya martiana • Hypernyms: ↑feather palm …   Useful english dictionary

  • Orbignya martiana — noun tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory • Syn: ↑babassu, ↑babassu palm, ↑coco de macao, ↑Orbignya phalerata, ↑Orbignya spesiosa • Hypernyms: ↑feather palm …   Useful english dictionary

  • Orbignya phalerata — noun tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory • Syn: ↑babassu, ↑babassu palm, ↑coco de macao, ↑Orbignya spesiosa, ↑Orbignya martiana • Hypernyms: ↑feather palm …   Useful english dictionary

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