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English Dictionary: cohune by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cohune
n
  1. tropical American feather palm whose large nuts yield valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
    Synonym(s): cohune palm, Orbignya cohune, cohune
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Cohune \Co*hune"\, n., or Cohune palm \Cohune palm\ . [Prob. fr.
      a native name in Honduras.]
      A Central and South American pinnate-leaved palm ({Attalea
      cohune}), the very large and hard nuts of which are turned to
      make fancy articles, and also yield an oil used as a
      substitute for coconut oil.
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