Pally Palm-shaped

Palm

Meanings and phrases

palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers; thenar
  2. an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event; decoration; laurel wreath; medal; medallion; ribbon
  3. a linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand
  4. any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves; palm tree

palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. touch, lift, or hold with the hands; handle

African oil palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. oil palm of Africa; Elaeis guineensis

American oil palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. palm of Central and South America; Elaeis oleifera

Palm Beach

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n.
  1. a resort town in southeast Florida on an island on the Atlantic coast

Palm Sunday

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n.
  1. Sunday before Easter

West Palm Beach

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n.
  1. a town in southeast Florida on the mainland opposite Palm Beach; founded as a commercial center for Palm Beach

babassu palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory; babassu; coco de macao; Orbignya phalerata; Orbignya spesiosa; Orbignya martiana

bamboo palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a palm of the genus Raffia; Raffia vinifera
  2. small graceful palm with reedlike stems and leaf bases clothed with loose coarse fibers; miniature fan palm; fern rhapis; Rhapis excelsa

banded palm civet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an East Indian civet; Hemigalus hardwickii

batoko palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small shrubby tree of Madagascar cultivated in tropical regions as a hedge plant and for its deep red acid fruits resembling small plums; governor's plum; governor plum; Madagascar plum; ramontchi; Flacourtia indica

betel palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. southeastern Asian palm bearing betel nuts (scarlet or orange single-seeded fruit with a fibrous husk); Areca catechu

broom palm

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n.
  1. small palm of southern Florida and West Indies closely resembling the silvertop palmetto; thatch palm; thatch tree; silver thatch; Thrinax parviflora

cabbage palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. West Indian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young; Roystonea oleracea
  2. Australian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young; cabbage tree; Livistona australis
  3. Brazilian palm of genus Euterpe whose leaf buds are eaten like cabbage when young; Euterpe oleracea
  4. low-growing fan-leaved palm of coastal southern United States having edible leaf buds; cabbage palmetto; Sabal palmetto

caranda palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. South American palm yielding a wax similar to carnauba wax; caranday; caranda; wax palm; Copernicia australis; Copernicia alba

carnauba palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax; carnauba; wax palm; Copernicia prunifera; Copernicia cerifera

coco palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics; coconut; coconut palm; coco; cocoa palm; coconut tree; Cocos nucifera

cocoa palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics; coconut; coconut palm; coco palm; coco; coconut tree; Cocos nucifera

coconut palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics; coconut; coco palm; coco; cocoa palm; coconut tree; Cocos nucifera
E.g.
  • ), and stands of coconut palm.
  • They are made from the uncurled immature fibre of the coconut palm and are of very high quality.
  • After planting 26 plants only three of them survived: The damas, coconut palm, and the casuarina.

cohune palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical American feather palm whose large nuts yield valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory; Orbignya cohune; cohune

corozo palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several tropical American palms bearing corozo nuts; corozo

coyol palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical American palm having edible nuts and yielding a useful fiber; coyol; Acrocomia vinifera

date palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall tropical feather palm tree native to Syria bearing sweet edible fruit; Phoenix dactylifera
E.g.
  • The date palm and snake between them may merely be symbolic of fertility.
  • Bengali villages are buried among groves of mango, jack fruit, betel nut and date palm.
  • The country is dominated by lush vegetation, with villages often buried in groves of mango, jackfruit, bamboo, betel nut, coconut and date palm.

fan palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. palm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves

feather palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. palm having pinnate or featherlike leaves

fern palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. southeastern Indian cycad with palmlike foliage; false sago; Cycas circinalis

fishtail palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. attractive East Indian palm having distinctive bipinnate foliage

gebang palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large-leaved palm of Malay to Philippines and northern Australia; leaves used for thatching or plaiting into containers; Corypha utan; Corypha gebanga

gomuti palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Malaysian feather palm with base densely clothed with fibers; yields a sweet sap used in wine and trunk pith yields sago; sugar palm; gomuti; Arenga pinnata

grugru palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nuts; grugru; gri-gri; macamba; Acrocomia aculeata

ivory palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a stemless palm tree of Brazil and Peru bearing ivory nuts; ivory-nut palm; ivory plant; Phytelephas macrocarpa

ivory-nut palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a stemless palm tree of Brazil and Peru bearing ivory nuts; ivory palm; ivory plant; Phytelephas macrocarpa

jaggery palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago; wine palm; kitul; kittul; kitul tree; toddy palm; Caryota urens

jupati palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tall Brazilian feather palm with a terminal crown of very large leathery pinnatisect leaves rising from long strong stems used for structural purposes; jupati; jupaty; Raffia taedigera

key palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small stocky fan palm of southern Florida and Cuba; silvertop palmetto; silver thatch; Thrinax microcarpa; Thrinax morrisii; Thrinax keyensis

lady palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several small palms of the genus Rhapis; cultivated as houseplants

latanier palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fan palms of the southern United States and the Caribbean region; latanier

longar palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving; palmyra; palmyra palm; toddy palm; wine palm; lontar; Borassus flabellifer

miniature fan palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small graceful palm with reedlike stems and leaf bases clothed with loose coarse fibers; bamboo palm; fern rhapis; Rhapis excelsa

needle palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. yucca with long stiff leaves having filamentlike appendages; Adam's needle; Adam's needle-and-thread; spoonleaf yucca; Yucca filamentosa

nipa palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any creeping semiaquatic feather palm of the genus Nipa found in mangrove swamps and tidal estuaries; its sap is used for a liquor; leaves are used for thatch; fruit has edible seeds; Nipa fruticans

oil palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. pinnate-leaved palms of the genus Elaeis having dense clusters of crowded flowers and bright red fruit and yielding high quality palm oils
E.g.
  • Rubber estates gave way to oil palm plantations.
  • It is thought that Arab traders brought the oil palm to Egypt.
  • In 1961, Felda's first oil palm settlement opened, with 3.75 km² of land.

palm cat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. spotted or striped arboreal civet of southeast Asia and East Indies; palm civet

palm civet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. spotted or striped arboreal civet of southeast Asia and East Indies; palm cat

palm family

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales; Palmae; family Palmae; Palmaceae; family Palmaceae; Arecaceae; family Arecaceae

palm kernel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. seed of any oil palm; palm nut

palm nut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. seed of any oil palm; palm kernel

palm off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. sell as genuine, sell with the intention to deceive; foist off; fob off

palm oil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. oil from nuts of oil palms especially the African oil palm
E.g.
  • It is the principal source of palm oil.
  • The primary export is palm oil.
  • The orangutan was found at a palm oil plantation in Indonesian Borneo.

palm reading

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. telling fortunes by lines on the palm of the hand; palmistry; chiromancy; chirology

palm tree

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves; palm
E.g.
  • It is the most common palm tree on the Pantanal.
  • During the day, it roosts in palm tree leaves.
  • The house was built with coral stones and palm tree trunks.

palmyra palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving; palmyra; toddy palm; wine palm; lontar; longar palm; Borassus flabellifer

piassava palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Brazilian palm yielding fibers used in making ropes, mats, and brushes; pissaba palm; Bahia piassava; bahia coquilla; Attalea funifera

pissaba palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Brazilian palm yielding fibers used in making ropes, mats, and brushes; piassava palm; Bahia piassava; bahia coquilla; Attalea funifera

raffia palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large feather palm of Africa and Madagascar having very long pinnatisect fronds yielding a strong commercially important fiber from its leafstalks; Raffia farinifera; Raffia ruffia

rattan palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. climbing palm of Sri Lanka and southern India remarkable for the great length of the stems which are used for malacca canes; rattan; Calamus rotang

royal palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall feather palm of southern Florida and Cuba; Roystonea regia

sago palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various tropical Asian palm trees the trunks of which yield sago
  2. dwarf palmlike cycad of Japan that yields sago; Cycas revoluta

slender lady palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Chinese lady palm with more slender stems and finer sheath fibers than Rhapis excelsa; reed rhapis; Rhapis humilis

snake palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. foul-smelling somewhat fleshy tropical plant of southeastern Asia cultivated for its edible corms or in the greenhouse for its large leaves and showy dark red spathe surrounding a large spadix; devil's tongue; umbrella arum; Amorphophallus rivieri

sugar palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Malaysian feather palm with base densely clothed with fibers; yields a sweet sap used in wine and trunk pith yields sago; gomuti; gomuti palm; Arenga pinnata

talipot palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall palm of southern India and Sri Lanka with gigantic leaves used as umbrellas and fans or cut into strips for writing paper; talipot; Corypha umbraculifera

thatch palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small palm of southern Florida and West Indies closely resembling the silvertop palmetto; thatch tree; silver thatch; broom palm; Thrinax parviflora

toddy palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving; palmyra; palmyra palm; wine palm; lontar; longar palm; Borassus flabellifer
  2. fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago; wine palm; jaggery palm; kitul; kittul; kitul tree; Caryota urens

true sago palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Malaysian palm whose pithy trunk yields sago--a starch used as a food thickener and fabric stiffener; Malaya to Fiji; Metroxylon sagu

wax palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. South American palm yielding a wax similar to carnauba wax; caranday; caranda; caranda palm; Copernicia australis; Copernicia alba
  2. Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax; carnauba; carnauba palm; Copernicia prunifera; Copernicia cerifera
  3. palm of the Andes yielding a resinous wax which is mixed with tallow to make candles; Ceroxylon andicola; Ceroxylon alpinum

wine palm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving; palmyra; palmyra palm; toddy palm; lontar; longar palm; Borassus flabellifer
  2. fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago; jaggery palm; kitul; kittul; kitul tree; toddy palm; Caryota urens

palm trees

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Lots of greenery with densely covered palm trees.
  • In the Sahara region, some oases have palm trees.
  • The Al-Ahsa region boasts over 30 million palm trees.

palm leaves

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It often roosts singly under palm leaves.
  • It consists of 307 palm leaves.
  • Paper manuscripts imitated the oblong shape but were wider than the palm leaves.

palm leaf

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The museum also houses a unique collection of 6000 palm leaf manuscripts.
  • These are known as "palmate folds", due to their resemblance to a palm leaf.
  • The Palme d’Or used to consist of a gold plated palm leaf resting on a Plexiglas pyramid.

palm fronds

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He covered the wound with some palm fronds, but could do nothing else to treat or reward her.
  • For men this consists of a shirt and pants made of undyed cotton, huaraches and a hat made of palm fronds.
  • In the less developed outer islands (or Family Islands), handicrafts include basketry made from palm fronds.
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