sago palm

noun

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 commerically-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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1769

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sago palm

noun

medical Definition of sago palm

: a plant that yields sago; especially : any of various lofty pinnate-leaved Malaysian palms (genus Metroxylon)

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