Definition of Latanier
1. Noun. Fan palms of the southern United States and the Caribbean region.
Generic synonyms: Fan Palm
Group relationships: Genus Phoenicophorium, Phoenicophorium
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Literary usage of Latanier
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sub-Tropical Rambles in the Land of the Aphanapteryx: Personal Experiences by Nicolas Pike (1873)
"As soon as the slender crescent is visible, a procession is formed, headed by the priests, which proceeds to the River latanier, at this time a shallow ..."
2. Descriptive Account of Mauritius: Its Scenery, Statistics &c with Brief by John Anderson (1858)
"... between the latanier river,and that of Terre Rouge. ... through which flows the latanier stream, is celebrated by Bernardin ..."
3. Report of Judgments of Windward Islands Court of Appeal by William Herbert Greaves (1905)
"plan puts the name Morne latanier in the place where Quinlan BARNARD puts Morne Parasol, and places Morne Parasol more to the E. v. on his plan, ..."
4. The Buccaneers of America, a True Account of the Most Remarkable Assaults by Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin, Henry Powell, Basil Ringrose (1911)
"of palms, which are distinguished by the names of latanier, Palma Espinosa ... The latanier-palm is not so tall as the Wine-palm, although it has almost the ..."
5. The History of the Buccaneers of America: Containing Detailed Accounts of by Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin, Basil Ringrose, Ravenau de Lussan, ---- de Montauban, Oliver I. Perkins (1856)
"Besides these palm-trees which we have mentioned, there are in Hispaniola four other species of palms, distinguished by the names of latanier, ..."
6. Americanisms: The English of the New World by Maximilian Schele De Vere (1872)
"... is" a latanier hut with, adobe walls, and a roof thatched with the fan-shaped leaf of the palmetto " (Putr nam's Mag., May, 1868), he would have been ..."
7. The Voyage of François Leguat of Bresse, to Rodriguez, Mauritius, Java, and by François Le Guat, Samuel Pasfield Oliver (1891)
"... (latanier) is a sort of Palm-tree, and the Arborists place it in the same ... a 1 The word "latanier" in the original has been throughout the narrative ..."