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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A stemless, unarmed dioecious palm (Phytelephas macrocarpa) native to Brazil and Peru and having hard seeds that yield an ivorylike substance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the palm tree which produces ivory nuts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a stemless palm tree of Brazil and Peru bearing ivory nuts

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