Definition of Illipe

1. Noun. Any of several tropical trees whose nuts yield a fat having similar properties to cocoa butter. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Illipe

1. the mahwa tree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Illipe

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Literary usage of Illipe

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1. Select Extra-tropical Plants: Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1885)
"India, up to 4500 feet. A tree, gaining a height of 50 feet. The pulp of the fruit is edible. The seeds yield a soft fat. illipe latifolia, F. v. Mueller. ..."

2. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats, and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1904)
"... seed oil with Mahua butter or illipe butter, the fat from Bassia latifolia (cp. p. 700). The seeds contain 50 to 55 per cent of fat. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"Siak illipe" nuts ' are smaller, and yield a softer fat ; they are the product ... In 1913, 8275 cwt. of illipe' nuts, valued at £5954, were exported from ..."

4. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"illipe Butter is obtained from the seeds of Baseia longifolia (Linn.), a tree indigenous to the southern part of India ; a variety of this Bassin species is ..."

5. A Review of Dipterocarps: Taxonomy, Ecology, and Silviculture by Simmathiri Appanah, Jennifer M. Turnbull (1998)
"The illipe fat extracted from the kernel is used in the confectionery ... The illipe fat has a high melting point, and when blended with cocoa butter ..."

6. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1907)
"and bolon- geta by the very dense, black deposits in all of the wood elements of the heartwood; palo maria (Calophyllum spp.), betis (illipe betis (Blco. ..."

7. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1917)
"In all probability the fat from these seeds yielded the original "illipe butter." Bassia latifolia occurs mainly in central India—from western Bengal to ..."

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