jaggery palm

Jaggery palm

Jag"ger*y palm\ An East Indian palm (Caryota urens) having leaves pinnate with wedge-shaped divisions, the petiole very stout. It is the principal source of jaggery, and is often cultivated for ornament.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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jaggery palm

noun
fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago [syn: wine palm
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