jupati

Definitions of jupati
  1. noun
    a tall Brazilian feather palm with a terminal crown of very large leathery pinnatisect leaves rising from long strong stems used for structural purposes
    synonyms: Raffia taedigera, jupati palm, jupaty
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    type of:
    Raffia farinifera, Raffia ruffia, raffia palm
    a large feather palm of Africa and Madagascar having very long pinnatisect fronds yielding a strong commercially important fiber from its leafstalks
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