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sago palm

n.
1. Any of various tropical palm trees of Asia and Oceania, especially Metroxylon sagu, used as a source of sago.
2. Either of two palmlike Asian cycads (Cycas revoluta or C. circinalis) used as a source of sago and widely planted as ornamentals. All parts of the plants contain toxins, which are removed when processed to make starch.

sago palm

n
1. (Plants) any of various tropical Asian palm trees, esp any of the genera Metroxylon, Arenga, and Caryota, the trunks of which yield sago
2. (Plants) any of several palmlike cycads that yield sago, esp Cycas revoluta

sa′go palm`


n.
1. any of several tropical Old World palms, as of the genus Metroxylon, that yield sago.
2. a cycad, Cycas revoluta, of Japan, having a crown of glossy fernlike leaves.
[1760–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sago palm - any of various tropical Asian palm trees the trunks of which yield sagosago palm - any of various tropical Asian palm trees the trunks of which yield sago
palm tree, palm - any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
Arenga pinnata, gomuti, gomuti palm, sugar palm - Malaysian feather palm with base densely clothed with fibers; yields a sweet sap used in wine and trunk pith yields sago
Caryota urens, jaggery palm, kittul, kitul, kitul tree, toddy palm, wine palm - fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago
Metroxylon sagu, true sago palm - Malaysian palm whose pithy trunk yields sago--a starch used as a food thickener and fabric stiffener; Malaya to Fiji
2.sago palm - dwarf palmlike cycad of Japan that yields sagosago palm - dwarf palmlike cycad of Japan that yields sago
cycad - any tropical gymnosperm of the order Cycadales; having unbranched stems with a crown of fernlike leaves
Cycas circinalis, false sago, fern palm - southeastern Indian cycad with palmlike foliage
jaggary, jaggery, jagghery - unrefined brown sugar made from palm sap
References in classic literature ?
Among them have been found the Kimiri, native of Sumatra and the peninsula of Malacca; the cocoa-nut of Balci, known by its shape and size; the Dadass, which is planted by the Malays with the pepper-vine, the latter intwining round its trunk, and supporting itself by the prickles on its stem; the soap-tree; the castor-oil plant; trunks of the sago palm; and various kinds of seeds unknown to the Malays settled on the islands.
Cloth could be processed from the bark of trees; abaca was woven from banana plants; sago palm yielded a coarse sack cloth; and buri was a source of raffia cloth.
These include outdoor plants such as sago palm, rhododendron and azalea.
Other toxic plants include the Iphiona Aucheri, which is known as the Hawa Al Ghazal and can cause renal necrosis, as well as the Cycas palm (Sago palm) that can lead to vomiting, diarrhea, headache and dizziness.
Agri-farm planted with rubber, cacao, rice, corn, coffee, sugar palm, sago palm, coconut trees and others;
Pottery Barn also has faux potted areca palm, sago palm and orchids as accents for living or dining areas, with other pieces such as palm-printed melamine plates or Kai leaf pillow covers.
Faux potted areca palm, sago palm and orchid bring green to your corners; you can carry the tropical theme to your dining room with melamine plates and bowls painted with lush green leaves, and to the living room couch with the Kai leaf pillow cover.
The division of labour between Melanau men and women is very clear when it comes to cultivation of sago palm and producing sago-based food products.
Syafiie, "Microwave-assisted dilute acid pretreatment and enzymatic hydrolysis of sago palm bark," Bioresources, vol.
Sago palm scale, Aulacaspis yasumatsui Takagi (Homoptera: Diaspididae).
Sago palm also essentially crops of the humid or sub-humid equatorial and tropical regions, their ecological requirements vary considerably.