HyperDic: babassu

English > 1 sense of the word babassu:
NOUNplantbabassu, babassu palm, coco de macao, Orbignya phalerata, Orbignya spesiosa, Orbignya martianatall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
English > babassu: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningtall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory.
Synonymsbabassu palm, coco de macao, Orbignya phalerata, Orbignya spesiosa, Orbignya martiana
Member ofOrbignya, genus Orbignyapalms of southern Mexico to northern South America
Partsbabassu nuthard-shelled nut of the babassu palm
Broaderfeather palmpalm having pinnate or featherlike leaves
Spanishcoco de macao, Orbignya martiana, Orbignya phalerata

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