Definition of Ceroxylon alpinum

1. Noun. Palm of the Andes yielding a resinous wax which is mixed with tallow to make candles.

Exact synonyms: Ceroxylon Andicola, Wax Palm
Generic synonyms: Feather Palm
Group relationships: Ceroxylon, Genus Ceroxylon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceroxylon Alpinum

Cercospora
Cercospora kopkei
Cercosporella
Cerean
Cereans
Cerenkov
Cerenkov effect
Cerenkov radiation
Cererian
Ceres
Cereus
Cerinthian
Cerinthians
Cerithidea
Ceroxylon
Ceroxylon alpinum
Ceroxylon andicola
Cerrobend
Certhia
Certhia americana
Certhia familiaris
Certhiidae
Certificate of Need
Certificates of Need
Cervantes
Cervantes Saavedra
Cervidae
Cervus
Cervus canadensis
Cervus elaphus

Literary usage of Ceroxylon alpinum

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1. Annals of Botany by Carl Dietrich Eberhard K├Ânig, John Sims (1806)
"This circumstance has induced M. Bonpland to give this plant the name of Ceroxylon alpinum. This palm rises vertically to the height of about 154 feet, ..."

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