oil palm


noun

an African feather palm, Elaeis guineensis, the fruits of which yield palm oil.

Origin of oil palm

First recorded in 1715–25
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oil palm

noun

a tropical African palm tree, Elaeis guineensis, the fruits of which yield palm oil
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