HyperDic: carnauba_wax

English > 1 sense of the expression carnauba wax:
NOUNplantcarnauba wax, carnaubahard yellowish to brownish wax from leaves of the carnauba palm used especially in floor waxes and polishes
English > carnauba wax: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningHard yellowish to brownish wax from leaves of the carnauba palm used especially in floor waxes and polishes.
Synonymcarnauba
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

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