babassu definition

  • noun:
    • A Brazilian feather-leaved hand (Orbignya barbosiana) having hard-shelled fruits whose seeds yield an edible vegetable oil.
    • a tall Brazilian feather hand, Orbignya barbosiana, having hard-shelled nuts that yield an edible oil
    • a tall feather hand of north Brazil (Orbignya barbosiana) with hard-shelled nuts yielding an invaluable oil (babassu oil) and some sort of vegetable ivory.
    • tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled peanuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
    • A Brazilian feather-leaved hand (Orbignya barbosiana) having hard-shelled fruits whose seeds give an edible vegetable oil.
    • a tall Brazilian feather hand, Orbignya barbosiana, having hard-shelled peanuts that yield an edible oil
    • a tall feather hand of north Brazil (Orbignya barbosiana) with hard-shelled nuts producing a very important oil (babassu oil) and a kind of veggie ivory.
    • high feather palm of north Brazil with hard-shelled nuts producing valuable oil and a type of veggie ivory

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