Definition of Gomuti

1. Noun. Malaysian feather palm with base densely clothed with fibers; yields a sweet sap used in wine and trunk pith yields sago.

Exact synonyms: Arenga Pinnata, Gomuti Palm, Sugar Palm
Generic synonyms: Sago Palm
Group relationships: Arenga, Genus Arenga
Terms within: Jaggary, Jaggery, Jagghery



Definition of Gomuti

1. n. A black, fibrous substance resembling horsehair, obtained from the leafstalks of two kinds of palms, Metroxylon Sagu, and Arenga saccharifera, of the Indian islands. It is used for making cordage. Called also ejoo.

Definition of Gomuti

1. Noun. A black, fibrous substance resembling horsehair, obtained from the leafstalks of two palms, ''Metroxylon sagu'', and ''Arenga saccharifera'', of the Indian islands, and used for making cordage. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gomuti

1. a palm tree [n -S]

Medical Definition of Gomuti

1. A black, fibrous substance resembling horsehair, obtained from the leafstalks of two kinds of palms, Metroxylon Sagu, and Arenga saccharifera, of the Indian islands. It is used for making cordage. Synonym: ejoo. Origin: Malayan gumuti. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gomuti

gomitoli
gommelin
gomoku
gomokus
gompa
gompas
gomphiasis
gompholic joint
gomphoses
gomphosis
gomphothere
gomphotheres
gomphrena
gomphrenas
goms
gomuti (current term)
gomuti palm
gomutis
gomuto
gomutos
gon
gonad dose
gonad nucleus
gonadal
gonadal cords
gonadal disorders
gonadal dose

Literary usage of Gomuti

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1. Tropical Agriculture: A Treatise on the Culture, Preparation, Commerce and by Peter Lund Simmonds (1889)
"The gomuti pilm is fit to yield toddy when nine or ten years old, and continues to yield it for two years, at the average rate of three quarts a day. ..."

2. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"gomuti, of all vegetable substances, is the least prone to decay ; it is ... gomuti fibre is in Europe occasionally heard of by the name of vegetable ..."

3. A Descriptive Dictionary of the Indian Islands & Adjacent Countries by John Crawfurd (1856)
"The palm (Borassus gomuti), to which Europeans have given this name, derived from one of ... The gomuti palm appears to be a peculiar product of the Asiatic ..."

4. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1825)
"It is properly called the gomuti, which Major Ren- nell writes ... The gomuti, therefore, either passes through, or springs from the hills laid down in the ..."

5. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"A joint in which one bone is implanted into a process in another bone, as in the case of the teeth, implanted into the alveolar processes of the jaw. gomuti ..."

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