Meaning of jipijapa

ji•pi•ja•pa

Pronunciation: (hē"pē-hä'pä, -pu), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calleda tropical American, palmlike plant, Carludovica palmata.
  2. a Panama hat made from the young leaves of this plant.
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