Definition of Metroxylon

1. Noun. A genus of Malayan pinnate-leaved palm trees that flower and fruit once and then die.




Metroxylon Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Metroxylon

Methone
Methoni
Methuselah
Methuselahs
Meticorten
Metidian
Metis
Metonic
Metonic cycle
Metrazol
MetroCard
MetroCards
Metroidvania
Metropolitan Area Network
Metroxylon
Metroxylon sagu
Mets
Mets Yeghern
Metsovo
Metsovon
Metternich
Metycaine
Metz
Metz Yeghern
Meulengracht's diet
Meuse
Meuse-Argonne
Meuse-Argonne operation

Literary usage of Metroxylon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal ...by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"The mode of obtaining sago, its general characters, composition, properties, uses, and all other details in reference to it, are described under metroxylon ..."

2. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1900)
"metroxylon Rumphii, or Sago palm, has an erect stern, of middling height, with large, pinnately-divided leaves, and prickly petioles, rachi- des, ..."

3. Catalogue of the Vegetable Productions of the Presidency of Bombay by George Christopher Molesworth Birdwood (1865)
"The best Sago, and the substance which is familiar to Europeans under that name, is obtained from two species of metroxylon, namely, metroxylon rumphii, ..."

4. Catalogue of the Economic Products of the Presidency of Bombay: Being a by George Christopher Molesworth Birdwood (1862)
"The best Sago, and the substance which is familiar to Europeans under that name, is obtained from two species of metroxylon, namely, metroxylon rumphii, ..."

5. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"... metroxylon sagu (sago palm), the different species of ... Starch is obtained from the stems of Corypha elata, Arenga -pinnata, and metroxylon ..."

6. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"metroxylon Rumphii, and other species, yield sago. A fermented liquor known as palm wine, ... metroxylon Rumphii, ..."

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