Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

nipa palm

noun

Definition of nipa palm

  1. :  a southeast Asian palm (Nipa fruticans) growing chiefly along rivers and estuaries and having a short underground trunk and large erect pinnate leaves



Illustration of nipa palm

1779

First Known Use of nipa palm

1779


Learn More about nipa palm


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up nipa palm? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a secret group of plotters

Get Word of the Day daily email!