Definition of Jaggery palm
1. Noun. Fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago.
Generic synonyms: Sago Palm
Lexicographical Neighbors of Jaggery Palm
jaggery palm (current term)
Literary usage of Jaggery palm
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... with a slightly saline flavor. Sugar is made from this syrup by evaporation. The toddy or jaggery-palm (Caryota ur?ns), a palm crowned by drooping ..."
2. The Manufacture of Sugar from the Cane and Beet by Thomas Hawkins Percy Heriot (1920)
"(e) Sugar Palm of Ceylon (Caryota urens) is also known as the " jaggery palm " in Madras. It has a perfectly straight stem, about 60 feet in height. ..."
3. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"Ceylon Toddy Palm, Jaggery- Palm, Bastard Sago-Palm. Sap yields palm wine (toddy) and palm sugar (jaggery). Stem yields sago; See Borassus. 395. ..."
4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"Sugar (jaggery) is made from this juice by boiling it down, and on this account thi* palm is sometimes called the jaggery-palm. Wine or toddy is also made ..."