gomuti


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gomuti

(ɡəˈmuːtɪ) or

gomuti palm

n, pl gomutis or gomuti palms
1. (Plants) an East Indian feather palm, Arenga pinnata, whose sweet sap is a source of sugar
2. (Plants) a black wiry fibre obtained from the leafstalks of this plant, used for making rope, etc
3. (Plants) a Malaysian sago palm, Metroxylon sagu
[from Malay gĕmuti]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gomuti - Malaysian feather palm with base densely clothed with fibersgomuti - Malaysian feather palm with base densely clothed with fibers; yields a sweet sap used in wine and trunk pith yields sago
sago palm - any of various tropical Asian palm trees the trunks of which yield sago
Arenga, genus Arenga - a genus of tropical Asian and Malaysian palm trees
jaggary, jaggery, jagghery - unrefined brown sugar made from palm sap
References in periodicals archive ?
A study into the characteristics of gomuti (Arenga pinnata) fibre for usage as natural fibre composites.
Aren has a different name (local name) in each country, namely : Indonesia (aren, ejow, gomuti, kaong); Thailand (tao,chok, kaong); Vietnam (doasc,busng basng); Burma (taung-ong); Lao (Sino-Tibetan) (taw tad); English (arenga palm, sugar palm, sagwine); French (palmier areng, palmier a sucre); German (Zuckerpalme); Italian (palma dello zucchero, palma arenga); Spanish (palma azucarera), Holand (suiker palm), [18].
Gomuti palm and cooled to obtain hard crude sugar called