Definition of sago palm
: a plant that yields sago: such as
a : any of various large pinnate-leaved palms (genus Metroxylon) of tropical southeastern Asia and especially one (M. sagu) that is the main source of commercially-produced sago
b : a cycad (Cycas revoluta) of subtropical Japan with palmlike fronds that is often grown in warm regions as an ornamental plant and has leaves and seeds toxic especially to animals
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