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Definition of Iriartea exorhiza

Iriartea exorhiza
Rasp Rasp, n. [OE. raspe, OF. raspe, F. r[^a]pe. See Rasp, v.] 1. A coarse file, on which the cutting prominences are distinct points raised by the oblique stroke of a sharp punch, instead of lines raised by a chisel, as on the true file. 2. The raspberry. [Obs.] ``Set sorrel amongst rasps, and the rasps will be smaller.' --Bacon. Rasp palm (Bot.), a Brazilian palm tree (Iriartea exorhiza) which has strong a["e]rial roots like a screw pine. The roots have a hard, rough surface, and are used by the natives for graters and rasps, whence the common name.

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