Definition of Palmae

1. Noun. 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.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palmae

Palisades
Paliurus
Paliurus spina-christi
Pall Mall
Palladian
Palladio
Pallas
Pallas's cat
Pallas Athena
Pallas Athene
Pallottine
Palm Beach
Palm Sunday
Palma
Palmaceae
Palmae
Palmales
Palmas
Palmer
Palmer's notation
Palmer Peninsula
Palmer acid test for peptic ulcer
Palmerian
Palmerstonian
Palmetto State
Palmyra
Palo Alto
Palometa simillima
Palookaville
Palæeskimo

Literary usage of Palmae

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1. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society by Hawaiian Entomological Society (1906)
"on "Rubber." (F. Muir No. 262). Note.—On leaves along side of Asp. palmae, tho less abundant. ... palmae Morg. & Ckll. Leonardi, Gen. e Spec. ..."

2. Catalogue of the Specimens of Amphipodous Crustacea in the Collection of the by Charles Spence Bate (1862)
"... forming together a long oval; palmae imperfectly defined, oblique, slightly convex, and continuous with the inferior margin, armed with a few hairs. ..."

3. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"FAMILY palmae Genus COCOS COCOS NUCIFERA L. (Figs. 34-37). COCONUT PALM. COCONUT OIL Coconut oil, which is derived from the fleshy kernels of Cocos nucifera ..."

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