a tropical African palm tree (Elaeis guineensis) whose seeds yield palm oil
- 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.
(plural oil palms)
- Elaeis guineensis, the principal source of palm oil.
- Any species of palm which can usefully produce palm oil.
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