Entry satrana
Part of speech noun
Malagasy definition Karazan-kazo izay fisaka misandrahaka ny raviny, anaovan' ny olona trano itoerana sy rariny ho tsihy na harona [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition the dwarf fan palm, the fruit of which is used by the Sakalava in the manufacture of rhum, and the leaves in the manufacture of mats and baskets; also used for the walls and roofs of houses. The root or part of it is used as an evil charm. Perhaps a species of Hyphaene [Richardson 1885]
 the dwarf fan palm [Hallanger 1973]
French definition latanier dont les Sakalaves se servent pour leurs cases et pour la fabrication des nattes, des corbeilles [Abinal 1888]
 [ satraña ] [Tankarana] espèce de palmier [David 1952 (takila S)]
 espèce de palmier nain [Hallanger 1974]
English definition Bismarckia nobilis; the most common palm in Madagascar [Dransfield: Palms]
Examples 
1Dia nitoby teo andafiatsinanan'Ambalanjanakomby izahay, tany be satrana; [Cohen-Bessy: Rakotovao, page 270]
2Miorina eo an-tampon-tanety izy, anirian' ny hazo madilo sy satrana ary hazo hafa isan-karazany. [Rabary: Daty, page III.31]
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Scientific name Bismarckia nobilis
Synonyms satra ~ satrabe ~ satranabe
Toponymy Place names having the word satrana (1): Ambalasatrana
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Entry satrana
Part of speech noun
Malagasy definition feon-kira fohifohy atao ho toy ny andrana na sasin-kira raha mitendry lokanga na valiha: Satram-baliha. [Rajemisa 1985]
French definition prélude, essai [Abinal 1888]
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