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.
Ref: screw pine .
Origin of pandanus:
1770–80; < NL Pandanus, genus name < Malay pandan
fiber from leaves of the pandanus tree; used for woven articles (such as mats)
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
The screw pine.
Origin: From Malay pandan
a genus of endogenous plants. See Screw pine
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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