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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: tropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nuts [syn: grugru, gri-gri, grugru palm, macamba, Acrocomia aculeata]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Macaw bush (Bot.), a West Indian name for a prickly kind of nightshade (Solanum mammosum). Macaw palm, Macaw tree (Bot.), a tropical American palm (Acrocomia fusiformis and other species) having a prickly stem and pinnately divided leaves. Its nut yields a yellow butter, with the perfume of violets, which is used in making violet soap. Called also grugru palm.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Grugru palm Gru"gru palm" (Bot.) A West Indian name for several kinds of palm. See Macaw tree, under Macaw. [Written also grigri palm.]



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