ivory palm


noun

the palm bearing the common ivory nut.

Nearby words

  1. ivory black,
  2. ivory coast,
  3. ivory exostosis,
  4. ivory gull,
  5. ivory nut,
  6. ivory tower,
  7. ivory-billed woodpecker,
  8. ivory-white,
  9. ivorytype,
  10. ivorywood

Origin of ivory palm

First recorded in 1835–45

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British Dictionary definitions for ivory palm

ivory palm

noun

a low-growing South American palm tree, Phytelephas macrocarpa, that yields the ivory nut
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