African oil palm

noun

Definition of African oil palm

: a tall pinnate-leaved palm (Elaeis guineensis) with fruits yielding palm oil

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First Known Use of African oil palm

1853, in the meaning defined above

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“African oil palm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/African%20oil%20palm. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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