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kɑrˈnaʊ bə, -ˈnɔ-, -ˈnu-car·nau·ba

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carnauba wax, carnaubanoun

    hard yellowish to brownish wax from leaves of the carnauba palm used especially in floor waxes and polishes

  2. carnauba, carnauba palm, wax palm, Copernicia prunifera, Copernicia ceriferanoun

    Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax


  1. carnaubanoun

    A Brazilian palm tree having waxy, fan-shaped leaves and toothed leafstalks.

  2. carnaubanoun

    The hard wax obtained from the leaves of this plant and used especially in polishes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carnaubanoun

    the Brazilian wax palm. See Wax palm

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Carnauba

    kär-nä-ōō′ba, n. a Brazilian palm yielding a yellowish wax: the wax—also Brazilian wax. [Braz.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carnauba in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carnauba in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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