HyperDic: fan_palm

English > 1 sense of the expression fan palm:
NOUNplantfan palmpalm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves
English > fan palm: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningpalm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves.
Narrowercaranday, caranda, caranda palm, wax palm, Copernicia australis, Copernicia albaSouth American palm yielding a wax similar to carnauba wax
carnauba, carnauba palm, wax palm, Copernicia prunifera, Copernicia ceriferaBrazilian fan palm having an edible root
gebang palm, Corypha utan, Corypha gebangalarge-leaved palm of Malay to Philippines and northern Australia
key palm, silvertop palmetto, silver thatch, Thrinax microcarpa, Thrinax morrisii, Thrinax keyensissmall stocky fan palm of southern Florida and Cuba
latanier, latanier palmfan palms of the southern United States and the Caribbean region
palmettoAny of several low-growing palms with fan-shaped leaves
palmyra, palmyra palm, toddy palm, wine palm, lontar, longar palm, Borassus flabellifertall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar
saw palmetto, scrub palmetto, Serenoa repenssmall hardy clump-forming spiny palm of southern United States
talipot, talipot palm, Corypha umbraculiferatall palm of southern India and Sri Lanka with gigantic leaves used as umbrellas and fans or cut into strips for writing paper
thatch palm, thatch tree, silver thatch, broom palm, Thrinax parviflorasmall palm of southern Florida and West Indies closely resembling the silvertop palmetto
Broaderpalm, palm treeAny plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves

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