Tucum
Tucum Tu"cum, n. [So called by the Indians of Brazil.] A fine, strong fiber obtained from the young leaves of a Brazilian palm ({Astrocaryum vulgare}), used for cordage, bowstrings, etc.; also, the plant yielding this fiber. Called also {tecum}, and {tecum fiber}. [1913 Webster]

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  • tucum — s. m. [Brasil] Espécie de palmeira de que se extrai excelente fibra. = TICUM   ‣ Etimologia: tupi tu kum, espécie de palmeira …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • tucum — dygliuotoji astrokarija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Arekinių šeimos aliejinis augalas (Astrocaryum aculeatum), vedantis valgomus vaisius. Paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. Iš jo gaunami kietieji aliejai. atitikmenys: lot. Astrocaryum aculeatum; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Tucum — Astrocaryum vulgare Awara …   Wikipédia en Français

  • tucum — tu·cum …   English syllables

  • tucum — …   Useful english dictionary

  • tucum palm — dygliuotoji astrokarija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Arekinių šeimos aliejinis augalas (Astrocaryum aculeatum), vedantis valgomus vaisius. Paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje. Iš jo gaunami kietieji aliejai. atitikmenys: lot. Astrocaryum aculeatum; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • tucum palm — paprastoji astrokarija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Arekinių šeimos pašarinis, pluoštinis, aliejinis augalas (Astrocaryum vulgare). Auga Pietų Amerikoje. Iš jo gaunami kietieji aliejai. atitikmenys: lot. Astrocaryum awarra; Astrocaryum… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • tucum palm — noun see tucum 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Astrocaryum vulgare — Tucum Tu cum, n. [So called by the Indians of Brazil.] A fine, strong fiber obtained from the young leaves of a Brazilian palm ({Astrocaryum vulgare}), used for cordage, bowstrings, etc.; also, the plant yielding this fiber. Called also {tecum},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tecum — Tucum Tu cum, n. [So called by the Indians of Brazil.] A fine, strong fiber obtained from the young leaves of a Brazilian palm ({Astrocaryum vulgare}), used for cordage, bowstrings, etc.; also, the plant yielding this fiber. Called also {tecum},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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