Definition of Kitul
1. Noun. Fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago.
Generic synonyms: Sago Palm
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kitul
Literary usage of Kitul
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ceylon in the "jubilee Year.": With an Account of the Progress Made Since by John Ferguson (1887)
"Paddy (rice) cultivation — Cinnamon — Coconut, Palmyra, kitul, Arecanut, and other Palms—Essential oils—Tobacco—Cotton- Sugar-cane—Other Fruit-trees and ..."
2. Ceylon in 1903: Describing the Progress of the Island Since 1803, Its by John Ferguson (1903)
"... kitul, Arecanut, and other Palms—Essential Oils—Tobacco—Cotton— Sugarcane—Other Fruit-trees and Vegetables-Natural Pasture — Local Manufactures. ..."
3. The Poetical Remains of the Late Dr. John Leyden,: With Memoirs of His Life, by John Leyden, James Morton (1819)
"It is very fine," said kitul, " for you to be amusing yourself here with your daughter, but a misfortune awaits you which you little think of. ..."
4. An Historical, Political, and Statistical Account of Ceylon and Its Dependencies by Charles Pridham (1849)
"... kitul-leaved; kudu, bent; kuru, short; kurulu, Bird's,. kot, spiked; komadu, melon; kieli, ; gana-/tudu, thick-skinned; gal-bada, ..."
5. All about the "coconut Palm" (Cocos Nucifera): Including Practical by John Ferguson (1898)
"The kitul seldom exceeds forty feet in height. The petioles leave their annular vestigia upon the bark, like those of the coconut and areka palms. ..."