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 for carnauba
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Carnauba \Car*nau"ba\, n. (Bot.)
     The Brazilian wax palm. See Wax palm.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  carnauba
      n 1: hard yellowish to brownish wax from leaves of the carnauba
           palm used especially in floor waxes and polishes [syn:
           carnauba wax, carnauba]
      2: Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful
         leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax [syn: carnauba,
         carnauba palm, wax palm, Copernicia prunifera,
         Copernicia cerifera]

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