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Noun: pandanus  pan'dey-nus
  1. Any of various Old World tropical palmlike trees having huge prop roots and edible conelike fruits and leaves like pineapple leaves
    - screw pine
  2. Fibre from leaves of the pandanus tree; used for woven articles (such as mats)

Derived forms: pandanuses

Type of: natural fiber [US], natural fibre [Brit, Cdn], tree

Part of: genus Pandanus

Encyclopedia: Pandanus