toddy palm

toddy palm

noun
any of several tropical Asian palms, as Caryota urens or Borassus flabellifer, yielding toddy.

Origin:
1895–1900

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toddy palm

noun
1. fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago [syn: wine palm
2. tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving [syn: palmyra
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