Definition of Fishtail palm
1. Noun. Attractive East Indian palm having distinctive bipinnate foliage.
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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 ..."