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car·nau·ba

 (kär-nô′bə, -nou′-, -no͞o′-)
n.
1. A palm tree (Copernicia prunifera) of Brazil, having fan-shaped waxy leaves.
2. A hard wax obtained from the leaves of this plant, used in polishes, cosmetics, and as a food additive. Also called carnauba wax.

[Portuguese, from Tupí carnaúba.]

carnauba

(kɑːˈnaʊbə)
n
1. (Plants) Also called: wax palm a Brazilian fan palm, Copernicia cerifera
2. (Furniture) Also called: carnauba wax the wax obtained from the young leaves of this tree, used esp as a polish
[from Brazilian Portuguese, probably of Tupi origin]

car•nau•ba

(kɑrˈnaʊ bə, -ˈnɔ-, -ˈnu-)

n., pl. -bas.
1. a palm, Copernicia prunifera, of Brazil, having palmate leaves covered with wax.
2. Also called carnau′ba wax`. a hard lustrous wax obtained from the leaves of this tree and used as a polish and floor wax.
[1850–55; < Brazilian Portuguese < Tupi karana'iwa]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carnauba - hard yellowish to brownish wax from leaves of the carnauba palm used especially in floor waxes and polishes
carnauba palm, Copernicia cerifera, Copernicia prunifera, wax palm, carnauba - Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax
wax - any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
2.carnauba - Brazilian fan palm having an edible rootcarnauba - Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax
fan palm - palm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves
Copernicia, genus Copernicia - slow-growing tropical fan palms
carnauba, carnauba wax - hard yellowish to brownish wax from leaves of the carnauba palm used especially in floor waxes and polishes
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Common edible coatings include carnauba wax, starch, alginate, carrageenan, gluten, whey and beeswax.
The Foster + Partners-designed Fortaleza Hall, lit up by the Spirit of Carnauba S-38 amphibian airplane soaring at its heart.
com) ARTDECO'S volumising and nourishin- thanks to carnauba palm - black mascara gets a little pink ribbon embellishment for this limited edition, with 10 per cent of sales going to the Marie Keating Foundation, which aims to help both women and men detect cancer earlier.
com) ARTDECO'S volumising and nourishing - thanks to carnauba palm - black mascara gets a little pink ribbon embellishment for this limited edition, with 10 per cent of sales going to the Marie Keating Foundation, which aims to help both women and men detect cancer earlier.
Coco butter 53 Mineral oil 22 Microcrystalline wax 24 Carnauba wax 1 Procedure: Heat to 80-85[degrees]C.
And I've got to make sure I'm not allergic to any of the ingredients: E104, E171, E321 and carnauba wax.
Natural products, such as shellac, carnauba or bee wax, are most common and they are applied through spraying or dipping.
Brand:Auto Polish Of Wax Pol Or Carnauba Car Polish Or 2 In 1 Polish Or Premium Car Polish Or Equivalent.
Carnauba Wax, a natural, organic and vegetable wax adds a layer of protection to this heavy-duty cream.
The Extreme Volumising Mascara, PS15, contains nourishing Candelilla and Carnauba waxes, promising a soft feel and hold, and the Lash Fabricator (also PS15) goes on afterwards to coat each lash with tiny black fibres, for a thicker look.
The mascara has a dense bristle wand which allows each lash to be coated for volume and length, and contains Candelilla and Carnauba Waxes that give them a soft feel with lasting hold.