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Noun: toddy palm  tó-dee paam
  1. Fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago
    - wine palm, jaggery palm, kitul, kittul, kitul tree, Caryota urens
  2. Tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving
    - palmyra, palmyra palm, wine palm, lontar, longar palm, Borassus flabellifer

Derived forms: toddy palms

Type of: fan palm, sago palm

Part of: Borassus, genus Borassus

Encyclopedia: Toddy palm