Caryota

noun
Car·​y·​o·​ta | \ ˌkarēˈōtə\

Definition of Caryota

: a small genus of East Indian palms having bipinnate leaves with wedge-shaped divisions and including several species that are cultivated — see fishtail palm, jaggery palm — compare kittul

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History and Etymology for Caryota

New Latin, from Latin caryota nut-shaped date, modification of Greek karyōtis date, from karyon nut

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