noun. made from sap of the Australasian nipa palm.
noun. monotypic genus of palms of Australasia.
1. Adjective A nipa hut looks just like a tiki hut and got its name from low growing palm tree leaves used to cover the roof of the hut. 2. Noun, singular or mass She spent a lot of her childhood with her aunt and uncle, who lived in a traditional nipa hut made of bamboo with a thatched roof and no electricity.