carnauba palm


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Related to carnauba palm: Copernicia cerifera
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Noun1.carnauba palm - Brazilian fan palm having an edible rootcarnauba palm - 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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