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Panama-hat plant

[pan-uh-mah-hat, -maw]
noun
  1. jipijapa(def 1).
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Origin of Panama-hat plant

First recorded in 1970–75; so called because the young leaves are used to make Panama hats
Also called Panama-hat palm.
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