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Noun: nipa palm
  1. 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
    - Nipa fruticans

Derived forms: nipa palms

Type of: palm, palm tree

Part of: genus Nipa, genus Nypa, Nipa, Nypa

Encyclopedia: Nipa palm