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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. oil palms;
[syn: Elaeis, genus Elaeis]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Elaeis \E*l[ae]"is\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? olive tree.] (Bot.) A genus of palms. [1913 Webster] Note: El[ae]is Guineensis, the African oil palm, is a tree twenty or thirty feet high, with immense pinnate leaves and large masses of fruit. The berries are rather larger than olives, and when boiled in water yield the orange-red palm oil. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Elaeis n 1: oil palms [syn: Elaeis, genus Elaeis]