gomuti

noun go·mu·ti \gōˈmütē\

Definition of gomuti

plural

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  1. 1 less commonly gomuti palm :  a Malayan feather palm (Arenga pinnata) that has large leaves with the bases densely clothed with fibers, yields a sweet sap from which jaggery and palm wine are made, and has a pith that furnishes a sago

  2. 2 :  the black wiry fiber obtained from gomuti used especially for marine cordage and cable

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Origin and Etymology of gomuti

Malay (pohon) gĕmuti


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