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

  • n. Any of several tropical Asiatic palms of the genus Caryota, particularly C. mitis, having bipinnate leaves with toothed, oblique leaflet apices.

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

  • n. attractive East Indian palm having distinctive bipinnate foliage


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