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Kapok
a mass of silky fibers that clothe the seeds of the tree and are used especially as a filling for mattresses, life preservers, and sleeping bags and as insulation
Amazon
geographical name
for the rainforest in Northern S. America flowing from Peruvian Andes into the Atlantic in N Brazil
ancestors
one from whom a person is descended and who is usually more remote in the line of descent than a grandparent
pollinate
to carry pollen
canopy
the uppermost spreading branchy layer of a forest
toucan
fruit-eating birds of tropical America with brilliant coloring and a very large but light and thin-walled beak
underbrush
shrubs, bushes, or small trees growing beneath large trees in a wood or forest
sloth
sloths having three clawed digits on each foot and nine vertebrae in the neck
plodding
to walk heavily or slowly
dangle
to hang loosely and usually so as to be able to swing freely