Definitions for talipotˈtæl əˌpɒt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tal•i•potˈtæl əˌpɒt(n.)

  1. a tall palm with large fronds, Coryphaumbraculifera, of S India, Sri Lanka, and the Philippines.

    Category: Plants

Origin of talipot:

1675–85; < Malay talipat蠐 Skt tālapattra=tāla fan palm +pattra leaf

Princeton's WordNet

  1. talipot, talipot palm, Corypha umbraculifera(noun)

    tall palm of southern India and Sri Lanka with gigantic leaves used as umbrellas and fans or cut into strips for writing paper

Wiktionary

  1. talipot(Noun)

    A tall palm tree, Corypha umbraculifera, from Sri Lanka and southern India, having very large leaves and flowers

Webster Dictionary

  1. Talipot(noun)

    a beautiful tropical palm tree (Corypha umbraculifera), a native of Ceylon and the Malabar coast. It has a trunk sixty or seventy feet high, bearing a crown of gigantic fan-shaped leaves which are used as umbrellas and as fans in ceremonial processions, and, when cut into strips, as a substitute for writing paper

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