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Definition of babassu

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  • babassunoun
  • 1. A Brazilian feather-leaved palm (Orbignya barbosiana) having hard-shelled fruits whose seeds yield an edible vegetable oil.

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  • "Virgin Atlantic in 2008 became the first airline to fly with biofuel—in that instance derived from coconut and babassu palm oil that was used in a 20% mix in one of the Boeing 747's four fuel tanks."

    "People and the Palm Forest: Biology and utilization of babassu palms in Maranhão, Brazil."

    "Other airlines have already tested algae and oil from the jatropha plant and the babassu nut."

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