Definition of Scrub palmetto

1. Noun. Small hardy clump-forming spiny palm of southern United States.

Exact synonyms: Saw Palmetto, Serenoa Repens
Generic synonyms: Fan Palm
Group relationships: Genus Serenoa, Serenoa



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrub Palmetto

scrowls
scrows
scroyle
scroyles
scrub
scrub-bird
scrub beefwood
scrub bird
scrub birds
scrub brush
scrub bull
scrub fowl
scrub nurse
scrub oak
scrub oaks
scrub palmetto (current term)
scrub pine
scrub plane
scrub robin
scrub robins
scrub typhus
scrub up
scrub wallabies
scrub wallaby
scrubbable
scrubbed
scrubbers
scrubbier
scrubbiest

Literary usage of Scrub palmetto

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1. Palmetto-leaves by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1873)
"barns; they had split rails, and fenced in their land ; they had planted orange-trees ; they had cleared acres of the scrub-palmetto : and any one that ever ..."

2. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"Nest, of fine grasses, on the ground, beneath scrub palmetto. ... It is found only in pine woods having an undergrowth of scrub palmetto. ..."

3. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species, and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"Nest, of fine grasses, on the ground, beneath scrub palmetto. ... It is found only in pine woods having an undergrowth of scrub palmetto. ..."

4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"scrub palmetto. Low shrub, the sts. elongated, creeping, and contorted: Ivs. standing 4-5 ft. high, the sharp-edged petioles exceeding the nearly orbicular ..."

5. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1885)
"The bottom was moist and full of tall grass ; the sides and summit of the embankment covered with a dense chapparal of oak scrub and scrub palmetto. ..."

6. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1885)
"The bottom was moist and full of tall grass ; the sides and summit of the embankment covered with a dense chapparal of oak scrub and scrub palmetto. ..."

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