baobab baobab

Definition(s):

  • (n) African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Baobab Trees The national tree of Madagascar, the baobab can attain a trunk diameter of 36 feet.
  2. The woman has been waiting under the baobab tree for maybe two days.
  3. The skeleton of an elephant lies out in the grasses near a baobab tree and a scattering of black volcanic stones.

News

  • Lukoil takes charge of deepwater block offshore Côte d’Ivoire

    Nigerian independent Taleveras Energy will retain a 25% interest, with state-owned PETROCI holding the remaining 10%. The block, near the producing Baobab field , covers 399 sq km (154 sq mi) in water depths from 800-2,100 m (2,625-6,890 ft). To the south, LUKOIL operates neighboring block CI-205.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Offshore Magazine

Quotes

  1. "The reason many of us find working in technology so worthwhile is seeing projects like this become reality," said HÃ¥kon Wium Lie, CTO, Opera. "We're excited that Baobab chose Opera to make a difference in the ongoing fight against HIV in...
    on Mar 22, 2007 By: Håkon Wium Lie Source: Kauppalehti (Rekisteröinti)

  2. "Orchestra Baobab were really well known and then people forgot about them. Now they're back in a more mature, reformed mode," Gabriel says.
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Peter Gabriel Source: Independent

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