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sago palm (palm tree)


any of various tropical Asian palm trees the trunks of which yield sago


plant noun (plants and fungi)


sago palms

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Princeton WordNet

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Collins Dictionary:

sago palm

any of various tropical Asian palm trees, especially the genera "Metroxylon, Arenga", and "Caryota", the trunks of which yield sago | any of several ... (23 of 253 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples)


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)



Sago Palm [disambiguation]

may refer to: Metroxylon sagu, also called the True Sago Palm | Cycas revoluta, also called the King Sago Palm | Cycas rumphii, also called the Queen Sago Palm | Cycas circinalis, also called the Queen Sago Palm (35 of 79 words, 4 definitions)

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New World Dictionary:

sago | sagos [plural] | sago palm [sense-specific] | Metroxylon sagu [species, sense-specific]

an edible starch, also used in sizing textiles, prepared from the pith of ... | any of the palms that yield sago, especially, a Malayan tree (25 of 63 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)


Random House Dictionary:

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

any of several tropical Old World palms, as of the genera "Metroxylon" and "Caryota", that yield sago. | a cycad of Japan, having a crown of glossy, ... (26 of 38 words, 2 definitions)



sago palm | Metroxylon [genus]

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

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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)



sago palm | sago palms [plural]

Any palm which yields sago, especially Metroxylon sagu and Cycas revoluta. (11 of 12 words)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

palm [tree] | Chamaerops humilis [species] | Rhopalostylis sapida [species] | Cocos nucifera [species] | Copernicia alba [species]

any member of the Arecaceae, or Palmae, the single family of monocotyledonous flowering plants of the order Arecales. Distribution Table Of Contents ... (22 of 856 words, 12 images)


Columbia Encyclopedia:

palm | Palmyra palm | palm oil

common name for members of the Palmae, a large family of chiefly tropical trees, shrubs, and vines. Most species are treelike, characterized by a ... (24 of 491 words)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

palm tree [countable] | palm trees [plural]

a tropical tree without branches that has large wide leaves growing from the top of its trunk (17 of 46 words)


Cambridge Dictionary:

palm [entry 2] | palm tree

a tree that grows in hot countries and has a tall trunk with a mass of long pointed leaves at the top (22 of 44 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

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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)

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