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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tall fan palm (Borassus flabellifer) of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; the palmyra; -- its leaves are used for thatching and weaving.

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  • n. tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving

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  • A Balinese Lontar, is an ancient manuscript made out of dried palm leaves used for centuries to tell stories. Best of Bali

    February 27, 2015