HyperDic: feather_palm

English > 1 sense of the expression feather palm:
NOUNplantfeather palmpalm having pinnate or featherlike leaves
English > feather palm: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningpalm having pinnate or featherlike leaves.
NarrowerarecaAny of several tall tropical palms native to southeastern Asia having egg-shaped nuts
babassu, babassu palm, coco de macao, Orbignya phalerata, Orbignya spesiosa, Orbignya martianatall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
cohune palm, Orbignya cohune, cohuneTropical American feather palm whose large nuts yield valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
coyol, coyol palm, Acrocomia viniferaTropical American palm having edible nuts and yielding a useful fiber
date palm, Phoenix dactyliferatall tropical feather palm tree native to Syria bearing sweet edible fruit
grugru, gri-gri, grugru palm, macamba, Acrocomia aculeataTropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nuts
ivory palm, ivory-nut palm, ivory plant, Phytelephas macrocarpaA stemless palm tree of Brazil and Peru bearing ivory nuts
oil palmpinnate-leaved palms of the genus Elaeis having dense clusters of crowded flowers and bright red fruit and yielding high quality palm oils
piassava palm, pissaba palm, Bahia piassava, bahia coquilla, Attalea funiferaBrazilian palm yielding fibers used in making ropes, mats, and brushes
wax palm, Ceroxylon andicola, Ceroxylon alpinumpalm of the Andes yielding a resinous wax which is mixed with tallow to make candles
Broaderpalm, palm treeAny plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves

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