kittul


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kittul

(kɪˈtuːl)
n
(Plants) a type of Asian palm, Caryota urens, from which jaggery sugar comes and which is used to make rope, etc
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Noun1.kittul - fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago
sago palm - any of various tropical Asian palm trees the trunks of which yield sago
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One local specialty are wood-bottom rolling machines for leaf tea, made from Kittul wood, a miracle palm tree endemic to the Sri Lanka Rainforest.
He said that these programmes include cottage industries based on Kittul based products, palmyrah based products, banana fibre based products and many others, and the Northern Province is now vibrant with much economic activities.
The Minister made these comments participating in a Media Conference held yesterday at the Information Department on the launch 2nd annual Kittul products exhibition to be held at the Viharamaha Devi Park in Colombo on 1st, 2nd and 3rd of April.