Metroxylon

noun
Me·​trox·​y·​lon | \mə̇‧ˈträksəˌlän\

Definition of Metroxylon 

: a genus of Indo-Malayan pinnate-leaved palms that flower and fruit once and then die — see sago palm sense 1a

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New Latin, from metr- + -xylon

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