oil palm definition by Webster's New World
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a tropical African palm tree (Elaeis guineensis) whose seeds yield palm oil
oil palm definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A tall palm tree (Elaeis guineensis) native to tropical Africa, having nutlike fruits that yield a commercially valuable oil. Also called African oil palm.
- Any of several palms that yield oil.