HyperDic: carnauba

English > 2 senses of the word carnauba:
NOUNplantcarnauba, carnauba waxhard yellowish to brownish wax from leaves of the carnauba palm used especially in floor waxes and polishes
plantcarnauba, carnauba palm, wax palm, Copernicia prunifera, Copernicia ceriferaBrazilian fan palm having an edible root
carnauba > pronunciation
Soundskaarnao'bah
Rhymesamoeba ... Yoruba: 29 rhymes with bah...
English > carnauba: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningHard yellowish to brownish wax from leaves of the carnauba palm used especially in floor waxes and polishes.
Synonymcarnauba wax
BroaderwaxAny of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin
Substance ofcarnauba, carnauba palm, wax palm, Copernicia prunifera, Copernicia ceriferaBrazilian fan palm having an edible root
Spanishcaranday, carnauba, cera de carnauba
Catalancarnauba, cera de carnauba, cera del Brasil, cera del carnaúba
English > carnauba: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningBrazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax.
Synonymscarnauba palm, wax palm, Copernicia prunifera, Copernicia cerifera
Member ofCopernicia, genus CoperniciaSlow-growing tropical fan palms
Broaderfan palmpalm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves
Substancescarnauba wax, carnaubaHard yellowish to brownish wax from leaves of the carnauba palm used especially in floor waxes and polishes
Catalancarnauba

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