HyperDic: palmyra_palm

English > 1 sense of the expression palmyra palm:
NOUNplantpalmyra palm, palmyra, 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
English > palmyra palm: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningtall 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.
Synonymspalmyra, toddy palm, wine palm, lontar, longar palm, Borassus flabellifer
Member ofBorassus, genus Borassuspalmyra
Broaderfan palmpalm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves
Substancesbassinecoarse leaf fiber from palmyra palms used in making brushes and brooms
Spanishlontar, Palmira
Catalanlontar, Palmira

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