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Metroxylon Sagu
Sago Sa"go (s[=a]"g[-o]), n. [Malay. s[=a]gu.] A dry granulated starch imported from the East Indies, much used for making puddings and as an article of diet for the sick; also, as starch, for stiffening textile fabrics. It is prepared from the stems of several East Indian and Malayan palm trees, but chiefly from the Metroxylon Sagu; also from several cycadaceous plants (Cycas revoluta, Zamia integrifolia, etc.). Portland sago, a kind of sago prepared from the corms of the cuckoopint (Arum maculatum). Sago palm. (Bot.) (a) A palm tree which yields sago. (b) A species of Cycas (Cycas revoluta). Sago spleen (Med.), a morbid condition of the spleen, produced by amyloid degeneration of the organ, in which a cross section shows scattered gray translucent bodies looking like grains of sago.
Metroxylon Sagu
Gomuti Go*mu"ti, n. [Malayan gumuti.] A black, fibrous substance resembling horsehair, obtained from the leafstalks of two kinds of palms, Metroxylon Sagu, and Arenga saccharifera, of the Indian islands. It is used for making cordage. Called also ejoo.

Meaning of Metroxylon from wikipedia

- Metroxylon sagu, the true sago palm, is a species of palm in the genus Metroxylon, native to tropical southeastern Asia, namely Indonesia (western New...
- centre, or pith, of various tropical palm stems, especially those of Metroxylon sagu. It is a major staple food for the lowland peoples of New Guinea...
- Metroxylon amicarum (amicarium Latin – 'of friends' also known as the Caroline ivory-nut palm) is a species of flowering plant in the family Arecaceae...
- Metroxylon is a genus of monoecious flowering plants in the Arecaceae (palm) family, consisting of seven species. They are native to Western Samoa, New...
- Metroxylon warburgii commonly called the natangura palm, is a species of flowering plant in the family Arecaceae. The specific epithet is in honor of Otto...
- Metroxylon vitiense (vitiense - originating in Fiji, also known as the Fiji sago palm) is a species of flowering plant in the family Arecaceae, endemic...
- Metroxylon paulcoxii is a species of palm endemic to Samoa. It is reported there from the islands of 'Upolu and Savai'i. The species is named in honor...
- must be detoxified before consumption. Plants called sago palm include: Metroxylon sagu (true sago palm), a species in the palm family (Arecaceae) native...
- areca palm (Areca catechu), Linospadix spp., Arenga spp., sago palms (Metroxylon sagu), and buri palms (Corypha spp.), among others. In Central and South...
- Gelidiaceae (agar) Metroxylon amicarum Metroxylon bougainvillense Metroxylon sagu (sago palm) Metroxylon solomonense Metroxylon vitiense Metroxylon warburgii Myristica...
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