from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A smoothed palm-leaf used in Ceylon and southern India for writing upon, or a letter or other document written on such a leaf. The writing is scratched on the leaf with a steel-pointed stylus, and is sometimes rubbed over with some material to make it more legible.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A female given name used in the U.S. in the end of the nineteenth century.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper


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