from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A natural-colored, hand-plaited hat made from leaves of the jipijapa plant of South and Central America.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A type of brimmed hat from South America, originally made with straw.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A fine plaited hat, made in Central America of the young leaves of a plant (Carludovica palmata).

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

  • n. a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.