Definition of Jupaty
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.
Generic synonyms: Raffia Farinifera, Raffia Palm, Raffia Ruffia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jupaty
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Literary usage of Jupaty
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Lower Amazon: A Narrative of Explorations in the Little Known Regions of by Algot Lange (1914)
"... the nuts of which are also used by the rubber smokers, and the jupaty palm whose enormous un- spined, ..."
2. The State of Pará: Notes for the Exposition of Chicago by Henrique Americó Santa Rosa, Alexandre V. Tavares, Pará (Brazil : State), Ignacio Baptista de Moura, Alberto Torrezáo, Manoel Odorico Nina Ribeiro, Pedro da Cunha (1893)
"... that of andiroba—carapa guyanensis, yellow in color, and extremely bitter, excellent for illumination, also medicinal; that of jupaty—sagus ..."