miriti palm

noun mir·i·ti palm \ˈmirətē-\
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mirity palm

\ˈmirətē-\

Definition of miriti palm

  1. :  a lofty pinnate-leaved South American palm (Mauritia flexuosa) having edible fruits and buds and yielding wine from the sap, a sago from the stem, and a cordage fiber from the leaf sheaths

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Origin and Etymology of miriti palm

miriti, mirity from Portuguese muriti muriti palm, miriti palm — more at muriti palm


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