Definition 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.




Definition of Jupati

1. Noun. A Brazilian palm, ''Raphia taedigera'', whose long stalks are used in constructing buildings ¹

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Definition of Jupati

1. a type of palm [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jupati

junks
junkware
junky
junkyard
junkyard-dog
junkyards
junoite
junta
juntas
junto
juntocracy
juntoes
juntos
juonniite
jupati (current term)
jupati palm
jupatis
jupaty
jupe
juped
jupes
juping
jupiter
jupon
jupons
juppon
juppons
jura
jura-trias

Literary usage of Jupati

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1. A Journey in Brazil by Louis Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot (Cary) Agassiz (1868)
"... clusters of reddish fruit and its enormous, spreading, fan-like leaves cut into ribbons, one of which Wallace says is a load for a manĀ» The jupati ..."

2. Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes: Being Records of Travel on the by Richard Spruce, Alfred Russel Wallace (1908)
"... should not take into account the palms, whose immense fronds are often as large as some of the smaller trees. The pinnate fronds of the jupati (Raphia ..."

3. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1884)
"Junto," of Charles I.'s ministers, VI. 626,1 b. jupati [zhoo-pa'-te], palm, III. 224, 1 b. ..."

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