Definition of Attalea
1. Noun. Unarmed feather palms of central and northern South America.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Arecaceae, Family Arecaceae, Family Palmaceae, Family Palmae, Palm Family, Palmaceae, Palmae
Member holonyms: Attalea Funifera, Bahia Coquilla, Bahia Piassava, Piassava Palm, Pissaba Palm
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Attalea
Literary usage of Attalea
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1. Fatty Foods: Their Practical Examination. A Handbook for the Use of by Edward Richards Bolton, Cecil Revis (1913)
"attalea Cohune (the Cohune Palm of Honduras, Guatemala, Brazil and Guiana). ... Fruit of attalea Cohune : a = woody husk; It = seed. (Natural size. ..."