Pronunciation: (gu-mOO'tē), [key]
1. Also called gomu'ti palm", sugar palm. a sago palm, Arenga pinnata, of the East Indies, yielding palm sugar.
2. a black, horsehairlike fiber obtained from this palm, used for making cords, ropes, cables, etc.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.