babassu babassu


  • (n) tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory


  1. But even coconuts and babassu have their problems: the oil yield is just not that high.
  2. For one thing there was the babassu, bassoba, baguassu, aguassu, uauassu or guaguassu, a palm tree that grows in Brazil.
  3. Hull: There was never any tariff on babassu nuts and oils even under the Hawley-Smoot tariff.


  • "There were several reasons why Virgin chose babassu nuts and coconut oil over other energy sources," Branson said.
    on Feb 24, 2008 By: Richard Branson Source: GulfNews

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