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gomuti palm

Definition:

a Malaysian feather palm with base densely clothed with fibers; yields a sweet sap used in wine and trunk pith yields sago

Class:

plant noun (plants and fungi)

Plural:

gomuti palms

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Example:

jaggery

Synonyms:

Arenga pinnata [species] | gomuti | sugar palm | A. pinnata [abbreviation, species]

Etymology:

from Malay gĕmuti
(Source: Collins Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Arenga pinnata [species] | Sugar Palm | Arenga Palm | Areng palm | Black-fiber palm | Gomuti Palm | Aren | Enau | Irok | ...

an economically important feather palm native to tropical Asia, from eastern India east to Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines in the east. Common names include Sugar Palm, Arenga Palm, Areng palm, Black-fiber palm, Gomuti Palm, Aren, Enau, Irok,... (38 of 480 words, 2 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Arenga pinnata

Collins Dictionary:

gomuti palm | gomuti | Arenga pinnata [species, sense-specific] | Metroxylon sagu [species, sense-specific]

Same as "gomuti" | an East Indian feather palmwhose sweet sap is a source of sugar | a black wiry fibre obtained from the leafstalks of this plant, ... (26 of 287 words, 4 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/gomuti-palm

Random House Dictionary:

gomuti | gomutis [plural] | gomuti palm [synonym, sense-specific] | sugar palm [synonym, sense-specific] | Arenga pinnata [species, sense-specific]

a sago palm of the East Indies, yielding palm sugar. | a black, horsehairlike fiber obtained from this palm, used for making cords, ropes, cables, ... (24 of 42 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/gomuti

Britannica Encyclopedia:

sago [starch] | Arenga pinnata [species] | Caryota urens [species]

food starch prepared from carbohydrate material stored in the trunks of several palms, the main sources being Metroxylon rumphii and M. sagu, sago ... (23 of 342 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/516302​/sago

New World Dictionary:

gomuti | Arenga pinnata [species, sense-specific]

a Malayan palm with feathery leaves and a sweet sap from which a crude sugar and an alcoholic beverage, arrack, are made | the wiry fibers from the ... (27 of 46 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/gomuti

Wiktionary:

gomuti | ejoo [synonym] | Metroxylon sagu [species]

A black, fibrous substance resembling horsehair, obtained from the leafstalks of two palms, Metroxylon sagu, and Arenga saccharifera, of the Indian islands, and used for making cordage. (27 of 28 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/gomuti

Oxford Dictionary:

sago | sagos [plural] | sago pudding | sago palm | Metroxylon sagu [species, sense-specific] | Palmae [family, member, sense-specific]

edible starch which is obtained from a palm and is a staple food in parts ... | a sweet dish made from sago and milk. | the palm from which most sago ... (30 of 128 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/sago

Merriam-Webster:

sago palm | Metroxylon [genus]

a plant that yields sago ; especially, any of various lofty pinnate-leaved Malaysian palms (genus Metroxylon) (16 of 36 words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/sago palm

American Heritage Dictionary:

sago palm | Cycas circinalis [species, sense-specific] | Cycas revoluta [species, sense-specific]

Any of various palms of the genera "Metroxylon, Arenga", and "Caryota" of tropical Asia. | Either of two palmlike cycads of eastern and tropical Asia. (24 of 32 words, 2 definitions)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/sago-palm

Encarta Dictionary:

sago palm | sago palms [plural] | Metroxylan [genus]

a tall palm tree that yields sago. Native to: Asia. Genus Metroxylan. (12 of 29 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861726846​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Collins Dictionary:

New World Dictionary:

gomuti

Origin: Malay gemuti

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/gomuti

Wiktionary:

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

gomuti | gomuti palm

Audio: British English pronunciation of "gomuti"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/gomuti

the Free Dictionary:

gomuti

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "gomuti"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "gomuti"

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YourDictionary Audio:

gomuti

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "gomuti" by speech synthesizer

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