carnauba definition

  • noun:
    • A Brazilian palm tree (Copernicia prunifera) having densely waxy, fan-shaped leaves and toothed leafstalks.
    • A hard wax gotten from the leaves with this plant and utilized especially in polishes and flooring waxes. Also known as carnauba wax.
    • A Brazilian palm tree having waxy, fan-shaped leaves and toothed leafstalks.
    • The difficult wax gotten from the leaves with this plant and utilized particularly in polishes.
    • The Brazilian wax hand. See wax palm.
    • The Brazilian name associated with the hand Copernicia cerifera.
    • The wax obtained from this palm.
    • Brazilian lover palm having an edible root; supply of a good leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax
    • difficult yellow to brownish wax from leaves of carnauba palm utilized particularly in flooring waxes and polishes

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