cohune palm


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co·hune palm

 (kō-ho͞on′)
n.
A feather-leaved Central American palm tree (Attalea cohune syn. Orbignya cohune) having hard-shelled fruits that yield a useful oil.

[Miskito ókhún.]
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Noun1.cohune palm - tropical American feather palm whose large nuts yield valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivorycohune palm - tropical American feather palm whose large nuts yield valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
feather palm - palm having pinnate or featherlike leaves
genus Orbignya, Orbignya - palms of southern Mexico to northern South America: babassu palm
cohune nut - nut of the cohune palm having hard white shells like those of ivory nuts