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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gomuti  \Go*mu"ti\,  n.  [Malayan  gumuti.] 
  A  black,  fibrous  substance  resembling  horsehair,  obtained 
  from  the  leafstalks  of  two  kinds  of  palms,  {Metroxylon  Sagu}, 
  and  {Arenga  saccharifera},  of  the  Indian  islands.  It  is  used 
  for  making  cordage.  Called  also  {ejoo}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gomuti 
  n  :  Malaysian  feather  palm  with  base  densely  clothed  with 
  fibers;  yields  a  sweet  sap  used  in  wine  and  trunk  pith 
  yields  sago  [syn:  {sugar  palm},  {gomuti  palm},  {Arenga 
  pinnata}] 




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