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sago palm definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any of various tropical Asian palm trees the trunks of which yield sago
2: dwarf palmlike cycad of Japan that yields sago [syn: sago palm, Cycas revoluta]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1769 a plant that yields sago; especially any of various lofty pinnate-leaved Malaysian palms (genus Metroxylon)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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, etc.). 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.



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