Definition of Paxiuba

1. a Brazilian palm [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paxiuba

pawnshops
pawpaw
pawpaws
pawprint
pawprints
paws
pawsful
pax
paxes
paxil
paxillin
paxillose
paxillus
paxis
paxite
paxiuba (current term)
paxiubas
paxwax
paxwaxes
paxywaxy
pay
pay-and-display
pay-as-you-go
pay-by-wave
pay-off
pay-offs
pay-per-view
pay-phone
pay-station
pay-to-play

Literary usage of Paxiuba

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1. Popular Science Monthly (1901)
"In the paxiuba palm this buttress is one of the strange sights of the vegetable world. Fig. 7 shows the remarkable rooting of the ..."

2. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... is more particularly evident in the species called by the Indiana on the Amazon paxiuba barriguda • iepot-bellied ..."

3. The Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1853)
"... HB K); the head, which is about 17 inches long, is of paxiuba (Iriartea ... head of paxiuba; the feathers which ornament it are of a species of Toucan; ..."

4. The Amazon and Madeira Rivers: Sketches and Descriptions from the Note-book by Keller-Leuzinger (1875)
"USUAL STRUCTURE OF PALM ROOTS ; STILTS OF THE paxiuba. The radical fibres, entangled to a thick clod with most palms, are developed into perfect stilts with ..."

5. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1855)
"The two larger are portions of the trunks of the paxiuba Palm (Iriartea exo- rhiza), ... The smaller ones consist of a tube of paxiuba, wrapped with a long ..."

6. Peru in 1906 and After: With a Brief Historical and Geographical Sketch by Alejandro Garland, George R. Gepp (1908)
"At first it runs under the name of paxiuba, but very soon on joining the Salambo it ... Its extent up to the sources of the paxiuba is 3312 kilometers. ..."

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