Meaning of sago palm

sa'go palm"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. any of several tropical Old World palms, as of the genera Metroxylon and Caryota, that yield sago.
  2. a cycad, Cycas revoluta, of Japan, having a crown of glossy, fernlike leaves, grown as an ornamental.
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