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wax palm Syllabification: wax palm
Pronunciation: /waks pä(l)m/

Definition of wax palm in English:


Either of two South American palm trees from which wax is obtained.
Example sentences
  • The wax palm is Colombia's national tree and itself a threatened species.
  • It is currently only thought to occur among the wax palms in the cloud forests of the Colombian Andes.
  • But if we don't do something, the wax palm and the yellow-eared parrot will disappear from the planet.
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