Elaeis

Elaeis ({etymology|el||oil}) is a genus of palms containing two species, called oil palms. They are used in commercial agriculture in the production of palm oil. The African oil palm Elaeis guineensis (the species name guineensis referring to its country of origin) is the principal source of palm oil, it is native to west and southwest Africa, occ...
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Elaeis

• (n.) A genus of palms.
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Elaeis

(from the article `palm`) ...fan palm and the pantropical cultivated coconut (Cocos nucifera), occurs on more than one continent; the genera transcending continental bounds ... ...oil seeds such as peanuts and soybeans, are a good example. Perhaps 200 species of palms are potential oil producers, but only about 20 have been ... [2 re...
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Elaeis

genus Elaeis noun oil palms
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Elaeis

[n] - oil palms
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