: 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

Word History


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

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“Caryota.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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