Jupati palm
Jupati palm Ju`pa*ti" palm` (Bot.) A great Brazilian palm tree ({Raphia t[ae]digera}), used by the natives for many purposes. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • jupati palm — noun a tall Brazilian feather palm with a terminal crown of very large leathery pinnatisect leaves rising from long strong stems used for structural purposes • Syn: ↑jupati, ↑jupaty, ↑Raffia taedigera • Hypernyms: ↑raffia palm, ↑Raffia farinifera …   Useful english dictionary

  • jupati — noun a tall Brazilian feather palm with a terminal crown of very large leathery pinnatisect leaves rising from long strong stems used for structural purposes • Syn: ↑jupaty, ↑jupati palm, ↑Raffia taedigera • Hypernyms: ↑raffia palm, ↑Raffia… …   Useful english dictionary

  • palm — palm1 /pahm/, n. 1. the part of the inner surface of the hand that extends from the wrist to the bases of the fingers. 2. the corresponding part of the forefoot of an animal. 3. the part of a glove covering this part of the hand. 4. Also called… …   Universalium

  • raffia palm — noun a large feather palm of Africa and Madagascar having very long pinnatisect fronds yielding a strong commercially important fiber from its leafstalks • Syn: ↑Raffia farinifera, ↑Raffia ruffia • Hypernyms: ↑palm, ↑palm tree • Hyponyms: ↑jupati …   Useful english dictionary

  • Raffia palm — Raf fi*a palm (r[a^]f f[i^]*[.a] p[aum]m ). (a) A pinnate leaved palm ({Raphia ruffia}) native of Madagascar, and of considerable economic importance on account of the strong fiber (raffia) obtained from its leafstalks. (b) The jupati palm.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Raphia taedigera — Jupati palm Ju pa*ti palm (Bot.) A great Brazilian palm tree ({Raphia t[ae]digera}), used by the natives for many purposes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jupaty — noun a tall Brazilian feather palm with a terminal crown of very large leathery pinnatisect leaves rising from long strong stems used for structural purposes • Syn: ↑jupati, ↑jupati palm, ↑Raffia taedigera • Hypernyms: ↑raffia palm, ↑Raffia… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Raffia farinifera — noun a large feather palm of Africa and Madagascar having very long pinnatisect fronds yielding a strong commercially important fiber from its leafstalks • Syn: ↑raffia palm, ↑Raffia ruffia • Hypernyms: ↑palm, ↑palm tree • Hyponyms: ↑jupati, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Raffia ruffia — noun a large feather palm of Africa and Madagascar having very long pinnatisect fronds yielding a strong commercially important fiber from its leafstalks • Syn: ↑raffia palm, ↑Raffia farinifera • Hypernyms: ↑palm, ↑palm tree • Hyponyms: ↑jupati,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Raffia taedigera — noun a tall Brazilian feather palm with a terminal crown of very large leathery pinnatisect leaves rising from long strong stems used for structural purposes • Syn: ↑jupati, ↑jupaty, ↑jupati palm • Hypernyms: ↑raffia palm, ↑Raffia farinifera,… …   Useful english dictionary

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