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Attalea cohune
Cohune Co*hune", n., or Cohune palm Cohune palm . [Prob. fr. a native name in Honduras.] A Central and South American pinnate-leaved palm (Attalea cohune), the very large and hard nuts of which are turned to make fancy articles, and also yield an oil used as a substitute for coconut oil.
Attalea funifera
Piassava Pi*as"sa*va, n. [Pg. piasaba.] A fibrous product of two Brazilian palm trees (Attalea funifera and Leopoldinia Piassaba), -- used in making brooms, and for other purposes. Called also pia[,c]aba and piasaba.
Attalea funifera
Coquilla nut Co*quil"la nut [Pg. coquilho, Sp. coquillo, dim. of coco a cocoanut.] (Bot.) The fruit of a Brazilian tree (Attalea funifera of Martius.). Note: Its shell is hazel-brown in color, very hard and close in texture, and much used by turners in forming ornamental articles, such as knobs for umbrella handles.

Meaning of Attalea from wikipedia

- dating to the 3rd century BC, suggesting that Attalea was a rebuilding and expansion of an earlier town. Attalea became part of the Roman Republic in 133 BC...
- Attalea may refer to : Attalea (plant), a genus of palms List of Attalea species Attalea in Lydia, an ancient city, now Yanantepe in Turkey, and bishopric...
- Attalea maripa, commonly called maripa palm is a palm native to tropical South America and Trinidad and Tobago. It grows up 35 m (115 ft) tall and can...
- Attalea is a large genus of palms native to Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America. This pinnately leaved, non-spiny genus includes both small...
- Attalea funifera, the Bahia pi****ava, is a species of palm (family Arecaceae), native to eastern Brazil. It is a major source of pi****ava fiber, used...
- Attalea phalerata is a species of palm tree known by the English common name urucuri palm, the Portuguese common name urucurizeiro, and the Spanish common...
- Attalea cohune, commonly known as the cohune palm (also rain tree, American oil palm, corozo palm or manaca palm), is a species of palm tree native to...
- spp.), Astrocaryum spp., maripa palms (Attalea maripa), urucuri palms (Attalea phalerata), cohune palms (Attalea cohune), hesper palms (Brahea spp.), and...
- Attalea or Attaleia (Ancient Gr****: Ἀττάλεια) was a Roman city of ancient Lydia, former diocese and is presently a Latin Catholic titular bishopric. Its...
- Zona Attalea anisitsiana (Barb.Rodr.) Zona Attalea apoda Burret Attalea attaleoides (Barb.Rodr.) Wess.Boer Attalea barreirensis Gl****man Attalea b****leriana...