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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: Metroxylon sagu
n : Malaysian palm whose pithy trunk yields sago--a starch used
as a food thickener and fabric stiffener; Malaya to Fiji
[syn: true sago palm]
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Metroxylon Sagu
Gomuti \Go*mu"ti\, n. [Malayan gumuti.]
A black, fibrous substance resembling horsehair, obtained
from the leafstalks of two kinds of palms, Metroxylon Sagu,
and Arenga saccharifera, of the Indian islands. It is used
for making cordage. Called also ejoo.
Sago \Sa"go\ (s[=a]"g[-o]), n. [Malay. s[=a]gu.]
A dry granulated starch imported from the East Indies, much
used for making puddings and as an article of diet for the
sick; also, as starch, for stiffening textile fabrics. It is
prepared from the stems of several East Indian and Malayan
palm trees, but chiefly from the Metroxylon Sagu; also from
several cycadaceous plants (Cycas revoluta, Zamia integrifolia
Portland sago, a kind of sago prepared from the corms of
the cuckoopint (Arum maculatum).
Sago palm. (Bot.)
(a) A palm tree which yields sago.
(b) A species of Cycas (Cycas revoluta).
Sago spleen (Med.), a morbid condition of the spleen,
produced by amyloid degeneration of the organ, in which a
cross section shows scattered gray translucent bodies
looking like grains of sago.