Nipa fruticans


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Noun1.Nipa fruticans - any creeping semiaquatic feather palm of the genus Nipa found in mangrove swamps and tidal estuaries; its sap is used for a liquor; leaves are used for thatch; fruit has edible seeds
nipa - made from sap of the Australasian nipa palm
palm tree, palm - any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
genus Nipa, genus Nypa, Nipa, Nypa - monotypic genus of palms of Australasia