HyperDic: borassus

English > 1 sense of the word Borassus:
NOUNplantBorassus, genus Borassuspalmyra
English > Borassus: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningpalmyra.
Synonymgenus Borassus
Member ofPalmae, family Palmae, Palmaceae, family Palmaceae, Arecaceae, family Arecaceae, palm familychiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves
Memberspalmyra, palmyra palm, toddy palm, wine palm, lontar, longar palm, Borassus flabellifertall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar
Broadermonocot genus, liliopsid genusgenus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Spanishborassus, género borassus, genus borassus
Catalanborassus, Borassus, genus borassus

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