Definition of Sago palm

1. Noun. Any of various tropical Asian palm trees the trunks of which yield sago.




2. Noun. Dwarf palmlike cycad of Japan that yields sago.
Exact synonyms: Cycas Revoluta
Generic synonyms: Cycad
Specialized synonyms: Cycas Circinalis, False Sago, Fern Palm
Terms within: Jaggary, Jaggery, Jagghery

Definition of Sago palm

1. Noun. Any palm which yields sago, especially ''Metroxylon sagu'' and ''Cycas revoluta''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sago Palm

sagittal synostosis
sagittalis
sagittally
sagittaries
sagittarius
sagittary
sagittas
sagittate
sagittate-leaf
sagittiform
sagittiform leaf
sagittocyst
sagittocysts
sago
sago fern
sago palm (current term)
sago palms
sago pudding
sago puddings
sago spleen
sagoin
sagoins
sagos
sagouin
sagouins
sags
saguaro
saguaros
saguin
saguins

Literary usage of Sago palm

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1. The Journal of the Polynesian Society by Polynesian Society (N.Z.) (1897)
"The sago palm.—Tagalog und Pampanga ramu, sago, Solomon Islands nami, sago, ... The Ponape name for the ivory-palm, a near relation of the sago- palm, ..."

2. Life in the forests of the Far East by Spenser St. John (1862)
"... kinds of sago palm—Their Growth—Kayan Encampment—Cultivation—The River—Rocks—Salt Springs—Native Explanation—Anecdote —Time to halt—Birds—Rare, ..."

3. The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar by Georg Hartwig (1872)
"... Trees—Epiphytes—Water Plants—Buttressed Trees—Trees with Fantastic Roots—Mangroves—Marsh Forests—Palms—The Cocoa Palm—The sago palm—The Saguer Palm—The ..."

4. The Journal of the Polynesian Society by Polynesian Society (N.Z.) (1897)
"The Ponape name for the ivory-palm, a near relation of the sago- palm, is och (Polynesian hoto, foto), from the numerous prickles (och) that arm the base of ..."

5. The Chemistry of Common Life by James Finlay Weir Johnston, Arthur Herbert Church (1891)
"The sago-palm, and the seeds of the araucaria.—The fruits of the banana, the date-palm, the fig-tree, and the bread-fruit tree.— Water contained in fruits ..."

6. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1835)
"sago palm (sagus Rumphii); a low species of palm, found wild in the- East Indies. The trunk is upright, and is crowned at the summit with a tuft of pinnated ..."

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