Definition of Tucum

1. n. A fine, strong fiber obtained from the young leaves of a Brazilian palm (Astrocaryum vulgare), used for cordage, bowstrings, etc.; also, the plant yielding this fiber. Called also tecum, and tecum fiber.



Definition of Tucum

1. Noun. A fine, strong fibre obtained from the young leaves of a Brazilian palm (''Astrocaryum vulgare''), used for cordage, bowstrings, etc.. ¹

2. Noun. The plant that yields this fibre. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Tucum

1. A fine, strong fibre obtained from the young leaves of a Brazilian palm (Astrocaryum vulgare), used for cordage, bowstrings, etc.; also, the plant yielding this fibre. Synonym: tecum, and tecum fibre. Origin: So called by the Indians of Brazil. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tucum

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tuckering
tuckeroo
tuckers
tucket
tuckets
tucking
tucking in
tucks
tucks in
tuckshop
tuckshops
tuckus
tucotuco
tucotucos
tucum (current term)
tucuma
tucumas
tucutuco
tucutucos
tucuxi
tucuxis
tuditanomorph
tuditanomorphs
tudung
tudungs
tue
tuet
tufa
tufaceous

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