Definition of Caranday

1. Noun. South American palm yielding a wax similar to carnauba wax.

Exact synonyms: Caranda, Caranda Palm, Copernicia Alba, Copernicia Australis, Wax Palm
Generic synonyms: Fan Palm
Group relationships: Copernicia, Genus Copernicia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caranday

caramelized
caramelized sugar
caramelizes
caramelizing
caramellike
caramelly
caramels
caramiphen ethanedisulfonate
caramiphen hydrochloride
caramoussal
caramoussals
caramusa
carancha
caranda
caranda palm
caranday (current term)
carangid
carangid fish
carangids
carangoid
caranna
carannas
caranx
caranxes
carap
carapace
carapaced
carapacelike
carapaces
carapato

Literary usage of Caranday

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. La Plata, the Argentine Confederation and Paraguay: Being a Narrative of the by Thomas Jefferson Page (1859)
"President Lopez and the Brazilian Squadron.—Vermejo River.—Pillar.—Caña.—caranday Palm. ... caranday ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1876)
"The caranday palm-forests cease on the western slope of Paraguay, ... A dwarf variety of the caranday, a slender, graceful little palm ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of London by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1876)
"The caranday palm-forests cease on the western slope of Paraguay, inward from Concepcion (23° N.), at an altitude of about 700 or 800 feet. ..."

4. An Account of the Abipones: An Equestrian People of Paraguay by Martin Dobrizhoffer (1822)
"The tall palm, caranday, expands its leaves like an open fan, and bears sweet dates, which are not disliked by Europeans even. The bark of the trunk, ..."

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