Licuala

noun
Lic·​u·​a·​la | \ˌlikyəˈwälə, -wālə\

Definition of Licuala 

: a genus of tropical Asiatic dwarf fan palms having prickly petioles and large branching spikes of flowers

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History and Etymology for Licuala

New Latin, from Makassar lekowala (palm of the genus Licuala)

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