Bussu-palm

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Bussu-palm bus′soo-päm a palm growing along the Amazon, with leaves as long as 30 feet and 5 feet broad, forming good thatch.
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Usage

In literature:

There are many palm-trees whose leaves are used for thatching houses, but of all others for that purpose the bussu is the best.
"The Forest Exiles" by Mayne Reid
There are many palm-trees whose leaves are used for thatching houses, but of all others for that purpose the bussu is the best.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
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