Cycas revoluta
Sago Sa"go (s[=a]"g[-o]), n. [Malay. s[=a]gu.] A dry granulated starch imported from the East Indies, much used for making puddings and as an article of diet for the sick; also, as starch, for stiffening textile fabrics. It is prepared from the stems of several East Indian and Malayan palm trees, but chiefly from the {Metroxylon Sagu}; also from several cycadaceous plants ({Cycas revoluta}, {Zamia integrifolia}, etc.). [1913 Webster]

{Portland sago}, a kind of sago prepared from the corms of the cuckoopint ({Arum maculatum}).

{Sago palm}. (Bot.) (a) A palm tree which yields sago. (b) A species of Cycas ({Cycas revoluta}).

{Sago spleen} (Med.), a morbid condition of the spleen, produced by amyloid degeneration of the organ, in which a cross section shows scattered gray translucent bodies looking like grains of sago. [1913 Webster]


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  • Cycas revoluta — Sago Sa go (s[=a] g[ o]), n. [Malay. s[=a]gu.] A dry granulated starch imported from the East Indies, much used for making puddings and as an article of diet for the sick; also, as starch, for stiffening textile fabrics. It is prepared from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cycas revoluta — ID 24018 Symbol Key CYRE11 Common Name sago palm Family Cycadaceae Category Gymnosperm Division Cycadophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, GA, PR Growth Habit Tree, Shrub Dura …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Cycas revoluta — Las cycas son un grupo de plantas con aspecto similar a las palmeras pero sin estar emparentadas con ellas. Subconjunto de las gimnospermas, portadoras de semillas sin flor. Estas plantas, de las que existen unas 15 especies, fueron muy… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cycas revoluta — noun dwarf palmlike cycad of Japan that yields sago • Syn: ↑sago palm • Hypernyms: ↑cycad • Hyponyms: ↑false sago, ↑fern palm, ↑Cycas circinalis • …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Cycas revoluta Thunb. — Symbol CYRE11 Common Name sago palm Botanical Family Cycadaceae …   Scientific plant list

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