Also called gomuti palm, sugar palm. a sago palm, Arenga pinnata, of the East Indies, yielding palm sugar.
a black, horsehairlike fiber obtained from this palm, used for making cords, ropes, cables, etc.
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British Dictionary definitions for gomuti
an East Indian feather palm, Arenga pinnata, whose sweet sap is a source of sugar
a black wiry fibre obtained from the leafstalks of this plant, used for making rope, etc
a Malaysian sago palm, Metroxylon sagu
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