corozo


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corozo

(kəˈrəʊzəʊ)
n, pl -zos
(Plants) a tropical American palm, Corozo oleifera, whose seeds yield a useful oil
[C18: via Spanish from an Indian name]
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Noun1.corozo - any of several tropical American palms bearing corozo nuts
palm tree, palm - any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
genus Corozo - a monocotyledonous genus of tropical American palm trees
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The buttons are made from a product called organic corozo, commonly known as vegetable ivory due to its resemblance to actual ivory.
Hablarian del guamo, las ceibas y los robles y las diferentes clases de corozo [...].
Segun lo observado y la informacion recabada, en San Bartolome, tambien se producen, maiz de temporada y frijol; como cultivos de menor importancia: platano (macho, manzano y peron), calabaza, ciruela, cana, jicama, cacahuate, tamarindo, tusta, mamey, zapote negro, cuil, coihue, nanche, palmichi, flor de otilia, guanabana, naranja, lima, limon, guayaba, corozo, cacao, papaya, chile, tomate, mango, yuca (camote de palo y morado) y coco, productos que se venden para complementar los ingresos familiares.