meaning of carnauba

carnauba meaning in General Dictionary

The Brazilian wax hand See Wax hand

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  • tough yellow to brownish wax from leaves associated with carnauba hand utilized especially in floor waxes and polishes
  • Brazilian lover palm having an edible root; way to obtain a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax
  • The Brazilian wax hand. See Wax hand.

Sentence Examples with the word carnauba

Another highly useful palm is the carnauba or carnahuba (Copernicia cerifera) which supplies fruit, medullary meal, food for cattle, boards and timber, fibre, wax and medicine.

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