Definition of gomuti
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 : 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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