Go·mu·ti n. 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.
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