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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. fiber from leaves of the pandanus tree; used for woven articles (such as mats);

2. any of various Old World tropical palmlike trees having huge prop roots and edible conelike fruits and leaves like pineapple leaves;
[syn: pandanus, screw pine]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pandanus \Pan*da"nus\, prop. n. [NL., fr. Malay pandan.] (Bot.) A genus of endogenous plants, native to tropical lands from Africa to Polynesia. See Screw pine. [1913 Webster] 2. Fiber from leaves of the pandanus tree; used for woven articles (such as mats). [wns16=1] [WordNet 1.5] 3. Any of various Old World tropical palmlike trees having huge prop roots and pineapplelike leaves and edible conelike fruits; also called the screw pine. [wns16=2] [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pandanus n 1: fiber from leaves of the pandanus tree; used for woven articles (such as mats) 2: any of various Old World tropical palmlike trees having huge prop roots and edible conelike fruits and leaves like pineapple leaves [syn: pandanus, screw pine]