carnauba


carnauba

noun

  1. a palm, Copernicia prunifera, of Brazil, having palmate leaves covered with wax.
  2. Also called carnauba wax. the hard, lustrous wax obtained from the leaves of this tree, used as a polish or floor wax.

noun

  1. Also called: wax palm a Brazilian fan palm, Copernicia cerifera
  2. Also called: carnauba wax the wax obtained from the young leaves of this tree, used esp as a polish

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