from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The jaggerypalm, Caryota urens.
- n. A fiber obtained from the leaf-stalks of the jaggery-palm.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The natives identify it with the Caryota, and call it the "katu-kittul."]
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