Synonyms of wax palm


1. caranday, caranda, caranda palm, wax palm, Copernicia australis, Copernicia alba, fan palm

usage: South American palm yielding a wax similar to carnauba wax

2. carnauba, carnauba palm, wax palm, Copernicia prunifera, Copernicia cerifera, fan palm

usage: Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax

3. wax palm, Ceroxylon andicola, Ceroxylon alpinum, feather palm

usage: palm of the Andes yielding a resinous wax which is mixed with tallow to make candles

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