Recent Examples of carnauba from the Web
The choice between using carnauba or polymer wax is similar to choosing synthetic or regular engine oil.
The wax comes from the carnauba palm, which grows in northern Brazil.
Conditions on carnauba plantations are so poor that police sometimes raid them to free the workers, Deutsche Welle said.
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Origin and Etymology of carnauba
First Known Use: 1866See Words from the same year
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