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pandanus

[pan-dey-nuh s, -dan-uh s] /pænˈdeɪ nəs, -ˈdæn əs/
noun, plural pandanuses.
1.
any plant of the genus Pandanus, having sword-shaped leaves arranged in a spiral, comprising the screw pines.
Origin of pandanus
1770-1780
1770-80; < New Latin, based on Malay pandan name for such plants
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pandanus

/pænˈdeɪnəs/
noun (pl) -nuses
1.
any of various Old World tropical palmlike plants of the genus Pandanus, having large aerial prop roots and leaves that yield a fibre used for making mats, etc: family Pandanaceae See also screw pine
Word Origin
C19: via New Latin from Malay pandan
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