pandanus

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

Synonyms:
screw pine
Types:
Pandanus tectorius, lauhala, textile screw pine
Polynesian screw pine
Type of:
tree
a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms

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

Type of:
natural fiber, natural fibre
fiber derived from plants or animals

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