Definitions for NIPAˈni pə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ni•paˈni pə(n.)(pl.)-pas.

  1. a palm, Nypa fruticans, of India, the Philippines, etc., whose foliage is used for thatching, basketry, etc.

    Category: Plants

Origin of nipa:

1580–90; < NL < Malay nipah

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nipa, genus Nipa, Nypa, genus Nypa(noun)

    monotypic genus of palms of Australasia

  2. nipa(noun)

    made from sap of the Australasian nipa palm


  1. nipa(Noun)

    A palm tree of the species Nypa fruticans.

  2. nipa(Noun)

    A liquor made from the sap of nipa palms.

  3. nipa(Noun)

    The leaves of the nipa palm, when used as a material for thatching, basketry or other uses.


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