Definition of American oil palm

1. Noun. Palm of Central and South America.

Exact synonyms: Elaeis Oleifera
Generic synonyms: Oil Palm



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Lexicographical Neighbors of American Oil Palm

American lime
American liquorice
American lobster
American lotus
American magpie
American maidenhair fern
American marten
American mastodon
American mastodont
American merganser
American mink
American minks
American mistletoe
American mountain ash
American night heron
American oil palm (current term)
American olive
American option
American options
American organ
American oriole
American painted lady
American painted ladys
American parasol
American parsley fern
American pasqueflower
American pennyroyal
American persimmon
American pit bull terrier
American plaice

Literary usage of American oil palm

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The palm tree by Sophy Moody (1864)
"This American oil palm, of the same genus as the Oil Palm of Africa, resembles it in all points; its trunk is, perhaps, more decumbent or reclining. ..."

2. Amazonia by Nigel J. H. Smith (1995)
"American oil-palm has also been employed by breeders to improve the oil quality of African oil-palm. Several hybrids between prostrate ..."

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