Definition of Kittul

1. Noun. Fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago.




Definition of Kittul

1. the jaggery palm [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kittul

kitties
kitting
kitting out
kittiwake
kittiwakes
kittle
kittled
kittler
kittles
kittlest
kittlier
kittliest
kittling
kittlish
kittly
kittul (current term)
kittuls
kitty
kitty-cat
kitty-cats
kitty-corner
kitty-cornered
kitty bar the door
kitty corner
kitty corners
kitty cruise
kitty litter
kitty witties
kitty witty
kittycorner

Literary usage of Kittul

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1. Report on Indian Fibres and Fibrous Substances Exhibited at the Colonial and by Charles Frederick Cross, Edward John Bevan, C. M. King, E. Joynson (1887)
"A sample shown at the Colonial and Indian Exhibition was much admired, and pronounced superior to the kittul obtained from Ceylon. It is remarkable, however ..."

2. The Textile Fibres: Their Physical, Microscopical and Chemical Properties by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1913)
"(Examples: Palmetto fibre, palmyra, kittul,* etc.) 2. Brooms and whisks. (a) Grass-like fibres. (Examples: Broom-root, broom- corn, etc.) (b) Bass fibres. ..."

3. Applied and Economic Botany: Especially Adapted for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1914)
"... of the cocoanut palm; C, cluster of the ovoid fruits of the betel-nut palm (Areca Catechu); D, compound inflorescence of drooping spikes of the kittul ..."

4. The Indian Forester (1891)
"THE '-kittul " Palm of Ceylon, so valuable to the natives of the South-Western and central portions of the island, from the richness of the juice of its ..."

5. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1856)
"The jaggery of the Central provinces is entirely made from the kittul juice, ... The kittul does not come into flower until between its tenth and fifteenth ..."

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