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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