Definition of Palm tree

1. Noun. Any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves.

Definition of Palm tree

1. Noun. common name for a tree of the genus Arecaceae usually characterised by having a single stem or trunk, directly from which sprout several leaves or fronds giving a shape like an outstretched hand. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palm Tree

palm cat
palm civet
palm family
palm kernel
palm nut
palm off
palm oil
palm print
palm prints
palm reading
palm sugar
palm sunday
palm syrup
palm thief
palm thieves
palm tree (current term)
palm tree justice
palm trees
palm wax
palm wine
palma christ
palma christi
palma manus
palmar aponeurosis
palmar branch of median nerve
palmar branch of ulnar nerve

Literary usage of Palm tree

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"The case of Leto t La tona) who gave birth to Apollo beside a palm tree in the island of Délos, is a curious instance of the survival of the palm cult, ..."

2. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"Mountain Palm - tree of Malabar, with a large (harp folded Leaf, white Flowers growing in ... Nut-bearing Palm-tree, with Spines growing on the Stalks. 20. ..."

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