Ita palm


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ita palm (Bot) A magnificent species of palm (Mauritia flexuosa), growing near the Orinoco. The natives eat its fruit and buds, drink its sap, and make thread and cord from its fiber.
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In literature:

Now, here are your boots and shoes growing on this Ita palm.
"Yr Ynys Unyg" by Julia de Winton
Such is the ita palm.
"Odd People" by Mayne Reid