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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Origin and Etymology of licuala

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


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