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Noun: babassu  ,baa-bu'soo
  1. Tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
    - babassu palm, coco de macao, Orbignya phalerata, Orbignya spesiosa, Orbignya martiana

Derived forms: babassus

Type of: feather palm

Part of: genus Orbignya, Orbignya

Encyclopedia: Babassu