macaw palm

variants: or

macaw tree

Definition of macaw palm

  1. :  any of several South American palms of the genus Acrocomia with nuts that yield a violet-scented oil used in perfumery and in some cases nutritious edible oils

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Origin and Etymology of macaw palm

Portuguese macaúba, from Tupi macahiba, macahuba

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