Definition of Fishtail palm

1. Noun. Attractive East Indian palm having distinctive bipinnate foliage.

Generic synonyms: Palm, Palm Tree
Group relationships: Caryota, Genus Caryota



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fishtail Palm

fishpaste
fishplate
fishplates
fishpole
fishpole bamboo
fishpoles
fishpond
fishponds
fishpool
fishseller
fishsellers
fishskin
fishskins
fishtail
fishtail bit
fishtail palm (current term)
fishtailed
fishtailing
fishtails
fishtank
fishtanks
fishway
fishways
fishwich
fishwiches
fishwife
fishwives
fishwoman
fishwomen
fishworm

Literary usage of Fishtail palm

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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"The fishtail palm (Caryota urens), found in many gardens, is strikingly effective when it reaches arboreal size, with semi-erect, spreading branches and ..."

2. Matheran Hill: Its People, Plants and Animals by John Young Smith (1871)
"... or fishtail palm, a grove of which, interspersed with other forest trees, clothes the northern slope of the panorama ridge, and the spirit distilled ..."

3. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1911)
"... interior (see aiso Interior trim) 40 Fires, prairie and forest I5 Firewood 51 Amount cut, 1909-10 43 Price of 52 fishtail palm 60 Floors 40 Forest ..."

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