Definition of Talipot palm

1. Noun. Tall palm of southern India and Sri Lanka with gigantic leaves used as umbrellas and fans or cut into strips for writing paper.

Exact synonyms: Corypha Umbraculifera, Talipot
Generic synonyms: Fan Palm
Group relationships: Corypha, Genus Corypha
Terms within: Buntal, Ola, Olla



Definition of Talipot palm

1. Noun. A tall palm tree, ''Corypha umbraculifera'', from Sri Lanka and southern India, having very large leaves and flowers ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Talipot Palm

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talipes calcaneus
talipes cavus
talipes equinovalgus
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talipes planus
talipes spasmodicus
talipes transversoplanus
talipes valgus
talipes varus
talipexole
talipomanus
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talipot palm (current term)
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Literary usage of Talipot palm

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1. The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar by Georg Hartwig (1872)
"... with Fantastic Roots—Mangroves—Marsh Forests—Palms—The Cocoa Palm—The Sago Palm—The Saguer Palm—The Areca Palm—The Palmyra Palm—The talipot palm— ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1907)
"When a talipot palm reaches maturity its leaves decrease in size and finally a gigantic bud nearly four feet in height is developed. ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1907)
"When a talipot palm reaches maturity its leaves decrease in size and finally a gigantic bud nearly four feet in height is developed. ..."

4. The Last Voyage by Barker (Mary Anne), Thomas Brassey Brassey (1889)
"... but we thought ourselves fortunate in seeing a talipot palm in full bloom, with its magnificent spike of yellowish flowers rising some twenty feet above ..."

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