nipa palm
noun Date: 1779 a southeast Asian palm (Nipa fruticans) growing chiefly along rivers and estuaries and having a short underground trunk and large erect pinnate leaves

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  • nipa palm — paprastoji nipa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Arekinių šeimos maistinis, pluoštinis augalas (Nypa fruticans), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje ir Australijoje. Jo stiebai naudojami dirbiniams. atitikmenys: lot. Nypa fruticans angl. mangrove… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • nipa palm — noun any creeping semiaquatic feather palm of the genus Nipa found in mangrove swamps and tidal estuaries; its sap is used for a liquor; leaves are used for thatch; fruit has edible seeds • Syn: ↑Nipa fruticans • Hypernyms: ↑palm, ↑palm tree •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nipa — NIPA, Nipa or nipah may refer to: Nipa palm, Nypa fruticans Nipa grass, Distichlis palmeri Nipah virus, a Henipavirus National Income and Product Accounts (United States) National Institute of Public Administration (Malaysia) National Institute… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Nipa fruticans — noun any creeping semiaquatic feather palm of the genus Nipa found in mangrove swamps and tidal estuaries; its sap is used for a liquor; leaves are used for thatch; fruit has edible seeds • Syn: ↑nipa palm • Hypernyms: ↑palm, ↑palm tree • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • palm tree — noun any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves • Syn: ↑palm • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Hyponyms: ↑sago palm, ↑feather palm, ↑fan palm, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • nipa — paprastoji nipa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Arekinių šeimos maistinis, pluoštinis augalas (Nypa fruticans), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje ir Australijoje. Jo stiebai naudojami dirbiniams. atitikmenys: lot. Nypa fruticans angl. mangrove… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • nipa — noun Etymology: probably from Italian, from Malay nipah nipa palm Date: 1779 thatch made of leaves of the nipa palm …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Palm wine — also called Palm Toddy or simply Toddy is an alcoholic beverage created from the sap of various species of palm tree such as the Palmyra, and coconut palms. [ [http://www.botgard.ucla.edu/html/MEMBGNewsletter/Volume5number4/Thechileanwinepalm.html… …   Wikipedia

  • Nipa — prop. n. A monotypic genus of palms of Australasia. Syn: genus {Nipa}, Nypa, genus {Nypa}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. from sap of an Australasian palm. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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