Definition of Lady palm
1. Noun. Any of several small palms of the genus Rhapis; cultivated as houseplants.
Group relationships: Genus Rhapis, Rhapis
Specialized synonyms: Bamboo Palm, Fern Rhapis, Miniature Fan Palm, Rhapis Excelsa, Reed Rhapis, Rhapis Humilis, Slender Lady Palm
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lady Palm
Literary usage of Lady palm
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer edited by John Aikin (1841)
"... And stretch'd so balm, like lady's palm, To every jester near, That hand which through a prostrate foe Oft thrust the ruthless spear. ..."
2. The Italian Novelists: From the Earliest Period Down to the Close of the by Thomas Roscoe (1836)
"On the other side of her stood a youth named Marcuccio Guercio, whose hand, ever cold to the touch, happened to come in contact with the fair lady's palm; ..."
3. A History of Old Kinderhook from Aboriginal Days to the Present Time by Edward Augustus Collier (1914)
"... OF A LADY AT KINDERHOOK While Melvill sings in praises warm The beauties of a lady's palm, ..."