Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: traveler's tree
Usage: US (elsewhere: traveller's tree)
  1. Giant treelike plant having edible nuts and leafstalks that yield a refreshing drink of clear watery sap; reputedly an emergency source of water for travelers
    - traveller's tree [Brit, Cdn], ravenala, Ravenala madagascariensis

Derived forms: traveler's trees

Type of: ligneous plant, woody plant

Part of: genus Ravenala

Encyclopedia: Traveler's tree