HyperDic: palm_tree

English > 1 sense of the expression palm tree:
NOUNplantpalm tree, palmany plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
English > palm tree: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves.
Synonympalm
Member ofPalmae, family Palmae, Palmaceae, family Palmaceae, Arecaceae, family Arecaceae, palm familychiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves
Narrowercabbage palm, Roystonea oleraceaWest Indian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young / young
cabbage palm, Euterpe oleraceaBrazilian palm of genus Euterpe whose leaf buds are eaten like cabbage when young / young
cabbage palm, cabbage tree, Livistona australisAustralian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young / young
calamusAny tropical Asian palm of the genus Calamus
coconut, coconut palm, coco palm, coco, cocoa palm, coconut tree, Cocos nuciferatall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits
corozo, corozo palmAny of several tropical American palms bearing corozo nuts
fan palmpalm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves
feather palmpalm having pinnate or featherlike leaves
fishtail palmattractive East Indian palm having distinctive / distinctive bipinnate foliage
lady palmAny of several small palms of the genus Rhapis
nipa palm, Nipa fruticansAny creeping semiaquatic feather palm of the genus Nipa found in mangrove swamps and tidal estuaries
raffia palm, Raffia farinifera, Raffia ruffiaA large feather palm of Africa and Madagascar / Madagascar having very long pinnatisect fronds yielding a strong commercially important fiber from its leafstalks
royal palm, Roystonea regiatall feather palm of southern Florida and Cuba
sago palmAny of various tropical Asian palm trees the trunks of which yield sago
BroadertreeA tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
Spanishpalma, palmera
Catalanpalma, palmera, palmer

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