Memidex: Free online dictionary/thesaurus and more....
| Free Tools | Preferences | About | Contact | Index

sago palm (palm tree)

Definition:

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

Class:

plant noun (plants and fungi)

Plural:

sago palms

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

All senses of sago palm...

Definition references  (+images)

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)

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

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

Wikipedia:

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)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Sago Palm

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)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/sago

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)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/sago-palm

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

Wiktionary:

sago palm | sago palms [plural]

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

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/sago palm

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)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/440038​/palm

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)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0837382​.html

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)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/palm-tree

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)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/palm 2

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]

Page last updated: 2013-06-26

Copyright © 2008-2013 Memidex