English dictionary

Hint: Wildcards can be used multiple times in a query.

English noun: wax palm

1. wax palm (plant) South American palm yielding a wax similar to carnauba wax

Synonymscaranda, caranda palm, caranday, Copernicia alba, Copernicia australis

Broader (hypernym)fan palm

Member meronymCopernicia, genus Copernicia

2. wax palm (plant) Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax

Synonymscarnauba, carnauba palm, Copernicia cerifera, Copernicia prunifera

Broader (hypernym)fan palm

Member meronymCopernicia, genus Copernicia

Substance holonymcarnauba, carnauba wax

3. wax palm (plant) palm of the Andes yielding a resinous wax which is mixed with tallow to make candles

SynonymsCeroxylon alpinum, Ceroxylon andicola

Broader (hypernym)feather palm

Member meronymCeroxylon, genus Ceroxylon

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2024 onlineordbog.dk