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ˌbɑ bəˈsubabas·su

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. babassu, babassu palm, coco de macao, Orbignya phalerata, Orbignya spesiosa, Orbignya martiananoun

    tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory

Wiktionary

  1. babassunoun

    a tall Brazilian feather palm, Orbignya barbosiana, having hard-shelled nuts that yield an edible oil

  2. Etymology: Portuguese from Tupi

Wikipedia

  1. babassu

    Attalea speciosa, the babassu, babassu palm, babaçu, or cusi, is a palm native to the Amazon Rainforest region in South America. The babassu palm is the predominant species in the Maranhão Babaçu forests of Maranhão and Piauí states. This plant has commercial value because its seeds produce an edible oil called babassu oil, which is also used in cleaners and skin-care products. The fruit is used to produce products such as medicines, beauty aids, and beverages. Traditional communities of the Maranhão region also produce a flour from the fruit, and this is commercialized as a nutritional supplement. The leaves are also used to provide thatch for houses and can be woven into mats for constructing house walls. The stems are used for timbers. The babassu palm is considered a weed in pasture areas of Cerrado vegetation in Brazil.

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  1. babassu

    Babassu is a type of palm tree native to the tropical regions of Brazil. Its scientific name is "Attalea speciosa". Notably, it produces nuts that contain a valuable light yellow oil, referred to as babassu oil. This oil is often used in the production of food, detergents, soaps, cosmetics, and biofuel because of its high lauric acid content.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of babassu in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of babassu in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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