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Definition 1: any of various tropical Asian palm trees the trunks of which yield sago - [noun denoting plant]

(sago palm is a kind of ...) any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves

(... is a kind of sago palm ) Malaysian feather palm with base densely clothed with fibers; yields a sweet sap used in wine and trunk pith yields sago

(... is a kind of sago palm ) fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago

(... is a kind of sago palm ) Malaysian palm whose pithy trunk yields sago--a starch used as a food thickener and fabric stiffener; Malaya to Fiji

Definition 2: dwarf palmlike cycad of Japan that yields sago - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for sago palm in the sense of this definition

(sago palm is a kind of ...) any tropical gymnosperm of the order Cycadales; having unbranched stems with a crown of fernlike leaves

(... is a kind of sago palm ) southeastern Indian cycad with palmlike foliage

(sago palm is made of the substance ...) unrefined brown sugar made from palm sap

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