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palm nut

[′päm ‚nət]
(botany)
The edible seed of the African oil palm (Elaeis guineensis).
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The Turkana doum palm nut contained an oil content of 0.
The chimpanzees' behavior was monitored in three situations: (a) when only oil palm nuts were available, (b) when a small number of coula nuts was available, and (c) when coula nuts were the majority available resource.
The researchers analyzed the monkeys' tool-use skills by videotaping adult monkeys cracking palm nuts on a surface they used frequently for the purpose.
He and a local woman carried the 40lb bags of palm nuts on their backs to an ox-driven cart which transports the produce to the nearest depot for Numar.
Some palm nuts fell to the ground, and the mouse deer said: "Father Take-no-Dispute, your palm nuts have ripened.
I have to sell beverages made from palm nuts to pay her education fees," Supiah said.
After Mass, before we travel to the next village, the people load our jeep with their offertory gifts: a huge pile of bananas, grapefruit, palm nuts, and two chickens.
Such texts are not written, but have been passed from one generation to the next orally; hence, the divination process is undertaken by means of the configurations of a tray of sixteen palm nuts which are read by Esu and then translated.
A Ford Foundation consultant tells us that on Combu Island near the mouth of the Amazon, people who harvest 10 hectares (approximately 25 acres) of palm nuts can earn $4,000 a year, a large sum for any worker in Brazil.
Two texts separate Citizen A from Text 1: (Secondary) Text 2 - the "fixed literary verse" signified by the configurations of sixteen palm nuts dialed sixteen times - and (Tertiary) Text 3 - babalawo's recitation of the "fixed verse text" of Text 2.
The Centre for International Forestry Research says nine NTFPs, including bush mango, the bark and fruits of Garcinia cola, palm nuts, cola nuts, and the African pear, generated US$1.