Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The jaggerypalm, Caryota urens.
- n. A fiber obtained from the leaf-stalks of the jaggery-palm. It is black and very coarse, and is employed for making ropes, brushes, brooms, baskets, etc. It forms a rope of great strength and durability. Also spelled
- n. fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago
“The natives identify it with the Caryota, and call it the "katu-kittul."]”
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