Definition of Jipijapa

1. a tropical plant [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jipijapa

jinrickshas
jinrickshaw
jinrickshaws
jinrikisha
jinrikishas
jinriksha
jinrikshas
jins
jinshajiangite
jint
jinx
jinxed
jinxes
jinxing
jip
jipijapa (current term)
jipijapas
jippa jappa
jippa jappas
jipped
jipping
jipyapa
jipyapas
jiqui
jirble
jirbled
jirbles
jirbling
jird
jirds

Literary usage of Jipijapa

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1. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1851)
"An indigenous production deserving especial notice is the jipijapa (Carludovica ... In the Isthmus, the plant is called Portorico, and also jipijapa, ..."

2. The Spanish American Reader by Ernesto Nelson (1916)
"... m., palm hat worn by laborers in the Antilles. jilguero, m., linnet. jinete, -a, rider. jipi, /., short for jipijapa; see jipijapa. jipijapa,/., ..."

3. The Spanish American Reader by Ernesto Nelson (1916)
"... m., palm hat worn by laborers in the Antilles. jilguero, m., linnet. jinete, -a, rider. jipi, /., short for jipijapa; see jipijapa. jipijapa,/., ..."

4. The Student, and Intellectual Observer (1868)
"In the Isthmus, the plant is called Portorico, and also jipijapa, ... The jipijapa is common in Panama and Darien, especially in half shady places; ..."

5. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1851)
"I will conclude these extracts with the following account of the jipijapa:— " An indigenous production deserving especial notice is the jipijapa ..."

6. How the World is Clothed by Frank George Carpenter (1908)
"The chief center of the manufacture is in the canton of jipijapa (he-pe-ha'pa), for which reason Panama hats are sometimes known as jipijapa hats, jipijapa ..."

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