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Talipot, tal′i-pot, n. an East Indian palm with fan-shaped leaves.
The library of the temple held many richly bound Buddhist books, written on leaves made from the talipot palm.Travels in the Far East|Ellen Mary Hayes Peck
Deer-hides were pegged down to form a carpet upon the floors, and the walls were neatly covered with talipot leaves.The Rifle and The Hound in Ceylon|Samuel White Baker
In Orissa, till lately, writing was done on a talipot palm-leaf, on which the letters were scratched with an iron stylus.
The lines are either hemp, cotton, or the fibre of the talipot palm (Caryota urens), which is obtained by maceration.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston