gomuti

noun
go·​mu·​ti | \ gōˈmütē\
plural -s

Definition of gomuti

1 or 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 : the black wiry fiber obtained from gomuti used especially for marine cordage and cable

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History and Etymology for gomuti

Malay (pohon) gĕmuti

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