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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 0.4 and 10.3% in the mesocarp and kernel, respectively.
This is why I am of the opinion that our stand is analogous to that squirrel confronted with a lone palm nut which signifies an ominous danger.
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.
All 18 adult and adolescent bonobos tracked during April and May 2015 cracked oil palm nuts with stones of various sizes that researchers had placed near oil palm trees, says a team led by Johanna Neufuss of the University of Kent in England.
The Maguindanao delegation, led by Governor Esmael Mangudadatu, presented inaul (loom-woven) cloths, export grade Cavendish bananas, oil palm nuts, nutritious unrefined cane sugar, coffee beans, home decors and bags made of dried water lily stalks during the second BIMP-EAGA business conference last Oct.
Resident Syed Rassoul said they were busy collecting palm nuts when they came under attack from ISAF choppers.
He asks: what happens if we accept Cuban babalawos' claims to produce truth through their manipulations of palm nuts and ache, taken to mean both powder and power?
The rats chowed down on bird eggs and palm nuts (which contain the seeds for new trees), until all the trees many birds were gone.
"The palm cockatoo nests in palm trees and eats palm nuts, hence their name," he said.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Bearded capuchin monkeys deliberately place palm nuts in a stable position on a surface before trying to crack them open, revealing their capacity to use tactile information to improve tool use.
The African Grey is usually found in the rainforests of West and Central Africa and feeds mainly on palm nuts, seeds, fruits and leafy matter.
In Brazil, wild bearded capuchin monkeys have been observed using large hammer stones and anvils made of stone or wood to break open nuts, mainly ground palm nuts. The goal of this project is to analyze a short movie clip of a bearded capuchin monkey and determine the kinematics and energetics of the monkey's motion.