HyperDic: wine_palm

English > 2 senses of the expression wine palm:
NOUNplantwine palm, jaggery palm, kitul, kittul, kitul tree, toddy palm, Caryota urensfishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula
plantwine palm, palmyra, palmyra palm, toddy 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 > wine palm: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningfishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago.
Synonymsjaggery palm, kitul, kittul, kitul tree, toddy palm, Caryota urens
Broadersago palmAny of various tropical Asian palm trees the trunks of which yield sago
Spanishkitul
Catalankitul
English > wine palm: 2 senses > noun 2, 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, palmyra palm, toddy 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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