Definition of Thatch palm

1. Noun. Small palm of southern Florida and West Indies closely resembling the silvertop palmetto.

Exact synonyms: Broom Palm, Silver Thatch, Thatch Tree, Thrinax Parviflora
Generic synonyms: Fan Palm
Group relationships: Genus Thrinax, Thrinax

Lexicographical Neighbors of Thatch Palm

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that figures
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that time of the month
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that which doesn't kill you makes you stronger
thatch palm (current term)
thatch tree
thatched roof

Literary usage of Thatch palm

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

1. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck (1905)
"(Silver-thatch Palm). A smaller palm than the preceding. ... This is about the same size and appearance as the" silver-thatch palm, but the two may be ..."

2. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"Silver-top Palmetto (Florida), Chip-hat Palm, Broom Palm (Panama), Silver Thatch-palm (Jamaica), Brick- ley, Brittle-thatch. Leaves used for plaiting hats, ..."

3. The Cayman Islands by Paris Permenter, John Bigley (2001)
"Trees The national tree is the silver thatch palm (Coccothrinax ... Another often-seen species is the bull thatch palm (Thrinax radiata). ..."

4. The Bentley Ballads: A Selection of the Choice Ballads, Songs, &c by Doran (John) (1858)
"But, as the fair thatch-palm, Which not alone shows beauty to the eye, But tells how deep the soil, and rich the balm, That 'neath it lie ;* So, ..."

5. In the Trades, the Tropics, & the Roaring Forties by Annie Brassey (1885)
"... the horse-palm, because they are used for driving off flies; the thatch-palm, and the hat-palm, the young shoots making excellent sombreros or panamas. ..."

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