Nipa meaning

nēpə
A rhizomatous feather-leaved palm (Nypa fruticans) of tidal rivers of southern Asia and Australia, having long fronds often used for thatching.
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An alcoholic beverage made from the sap of this plant.
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An Asian palm tree (Nipa fruticans) with large bunches of edible fruit and with feathery leaves used in thatching.
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Thatch or fruit from the nipa.
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A palm tree of the species Nypa fruticans.
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A liquor made from the sap of nipa palms.
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The leaves of the nipa palm, when used as a material for thatching, basketry or other uses.
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See also: nipa.
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A liquor made from its sap.
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Origin of nipa

  • New Latin from Malay nipah

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition