Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A palm which yields toddy; specifically, the jaggery-palm, Coryota urens, and the wild date-palm, Phænix sylvestris, also the palmyra and cocoanut-palms.
“Actually I hated the stuff, a hellishly fiery rice mash fermented with toddy-palm sap, but 1 guessed it was better not to refuse.”
“The famous "palm-wine" is merely the sap of the toddy-palm, collected much as is the sap from the maple-sugar groves of America, although the palm-juice is generally, if not always, obtained from the upper part of the trunk.”
“He had previously been making some inquiries about so-called "Palm-wine," which is merely the fermented juice of the toddy-palm.”
“_ The Date or toddy-palm and fan-palm are very abundant and tall: each had a pot hung under the crown.”
“A low vegetation covers them, chiefly made up of a dwarf - palm (_Phoenix paludosa_) and small mangroves, with a few scattered trees on the higher bank that runs along the water's edge, consisting of fan-palm, toddy-palm, and _Terminalia.”
“But when she looked through Ronny’s fieldglasses, she found it wasn’t a snake, but the withered and twisted stump of a toddy-palm.”
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