from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of tree-palms, natives of South America.
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- n. wax palms
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The cucurito, the pirijao, the fruit of which resembles the apricot, the Oreodoxa regia or palma real of the island of Cuba, and the ceroxylon of the high Andes, are the most majestic of all the palm-trees we saw in the New World.