a tall Indian palm with very large fan-shaped leaves and a flower that can reach 8 m tall. The leaves are used as sunshades and for thatching, and to make the material on which Buddhist sacred books are written.
Corypha umbraculifera, family Palmae
late 17th century: from Malayalam tālipat, from Sanskrit tālīpatra, from tālī 'palm' + patra 'leaf'
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Definition of talipot in the US English dictionary