babassu oil

noun
\ "- \
variants: or less commonly babaçu oil \ " \

Definition of babassu oil

: a fatty oil obtained from kernels of babassu nuts that is similar in properties and uses to coconut oil

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First Known Use of babassu oil

1919, in the meaning defined above

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“Babassu oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/babassu%20oil. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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