Definition of Grugru

1. Noun. Tropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nuts.

Exact synonyms: Acrocomia Aculeata, Gri-gri, Grugru Palm, Macamba
Terms within: Grugru Nut
Generic synonyms: Feather Palm



Definition of Grugru

1. Noun. (context: West Indies) Any of several kinds of palm tree. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grugru

1. a palm tree [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grugru

gruffer
gruffest
gruffier
gruffiest
gruffily
gruffiness
gruffing
gruffish
gruffly
gruffness
gruffnesses
gruffs
gruffy
gruft
grufted
grugru (current term)
grugru nut
grugru palm
grugru worm
grugru worms
grugrus
gruiform
gruing
gruit
gruits
grullo
grum
grumantite
grumble
grumbled

Literary usage of Grugru

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1. Reports on the Colonial Sections of the Exhibition by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain, Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1887)
"The former has received attention at the hands of one or two chemists, but of the grugru oil no mention can be found. The advantage of cahoon over cocoa-nut ..."

2. Negro Culture in West Africa: A Social Study of the Negro Group of Vai by George Washington Ellis (1914)
"In these palm-trees are certain large grugru worms, which are also eaten by the natives. The Kru- family are great people for making palm butter and rice, ..."

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