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English → English (gcide) Definition: Borassus flabelliformis Palmyra \Pal*my"ra\, n. (Bot.) A species of palm (Borassus flabelliformis) having a straight, black, upright trunk, with palmate leaves. It is found native along the entire northern shores of the Indian Ocean, from the mouth of the Tigris to New Guinea. More than eight hundred uses to which it is put are enumerated by native writers. Its wood is largely used for building purposes; its fruit and roots serve for food, its sap for making toddy, and its leaves for thatching huts. [1913 Webster] Jaggery \Jag"ger*y\ (j[a^]g"g[~e]r*[y^]), n. [Hind j[=a]gr[=i]. Cf. Sugar.] Raw palm sugar, made in the East Indies by evaporating the fresh juice of several kinds of palm trees, but specifically those of the palmyra (Borassus flabelliformis) and jaggery palm (Caryota urens). [Written also jagghery and jaggary.] [1913 Webster] Borassus \Borassus\ n. a genus of palm trees including the palmyra (Borassus flabellifer , formerly Borassus flabelliformis). Syn: genus Borassus. [WordNet 1.5]


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