African oil palm

noun
oil palm of Africa
Syn: ↑Elaeis guineensis
Hypernyms: ↑oil palm

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized A
: a tall pinnate-leaved palm (Elaeis guineensis) with fruits yielding palm oil

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • African oil palm — gvinėjinė alyvpalmė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Arekinių šeimos aliejinis, vaistinis augalas (Elaeis guineensis), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Elaeis guineensis; Elaeis melanococca angl. African oil palm; oil palm vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • African oil-palm — palm tree which produces fruit from which oil is pressed (found in West Africa and other tropical regions) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • west african oil palm — noun Usage: usually capitalized W&A : african oil palm …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oil palm — African Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis) Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • oil palm — noun pinnate leaved palms of the genus Elaeis having dense clusters of crowded flowers and bright red fruit and yielding high quality palm oils • Hypernyms: ↑feather palm • Hyponyms: ↑African oil palm, ↑Elaeis guineensis, ↑American oil palm,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • oil palm — gvinėjinė alyvpalmė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Arekinių šeimos aliejinis, vaistinis augalas (Elaeis guineensis), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Elaeis guineensis; Elaeis melanococca angl. African oil palm; oil palm vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • oil palm — n. a tropical African palm tree (Elaeis guineensis) whose seeds yield palm oil …   English World dictionary

  • oil palm — an African feather palm, Elaeis guineensis, the fruits of which yield palm oil. [1715 25] * * * ▪ tree (Elaeis guineensis)        African tree cultivated as a source of oil in West and Central Africa, where it originated, and in Malaysia and… …   Universalium

  • oil-palm squirrels — alyvmedinės voverės statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis apibrėžtis Gentyje 2 rūšys. Paplitimo arealas – Centr. Afrika ir Fernando Po salos. atitikmenys: lot. Protoxerus angl. African giant squirrels; oil palm squirrels… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • oil palm — n. tropical West African palm tree bearing fruit and seeds from which palm oil is extracted …   English contemporary dictionary

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