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pandanus

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noun pan·da·nus \pan-ˈdā-nəs, -ˈda-\

Definition of pandanus

plural pan·da·niplay \-nī\

  1. :  screw pine; also :  a fiber made from screw-pine leaves and used for woven products (as mats)



Origin of pandanus

New Latin, genus name, from Malay pandan screw pine


First Known Use: 1830


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