Definitions for pandanuspænˈdeɪ nəs, -ˈdæn əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pan•da•nuspænˈdeɪ nəs, -ˈdæn əs(n.)(pl.)-nus•es.

  1. Category: Plants

    Ref: screw pine .

Origin of pandanus:

1770–80; < NL Pandanus, genus name < Malay pandan

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pandanus(noun)

    fiber from leaves of the pandanus tree; used for woven articles (such as mats)

  2. pandanus, screw pine(noun)

    any of various Old World tropical palmlike trees having huge prop roots and edible conelike fruits and leaves like pineapple leaves

Wiktionary

  1. pandanus(Noun)

    The screw pine.

  2. Origin: From Malay pandan

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pandanus(noun)

    a genus of endogenous plants. See Screw pine

Freebase

  1. Pandanus

    Pandanus is a genus of monocots with about 600 known species. They are palm-like, dioecious trees and shrubs native to the Old World tropics and subtropics. They are classified in the order Pandanales, family Pandanaceae.

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