fan palm

fan palm
noun
palm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves
Hypernyms: ↑palm, ↑palm tree
Hyponyms:

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noun
: a palm having simple fan-shaped leaves (as the cabbage palmetto of the southern U.S., the hemp palm of Europe, the talipot of Asia, the Chinese fan palm, and the Washington palm of California) — called also fanleaf palm; see dwarf fan palm

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1. a palm having fan-shaped leaves, as the talipot.
[1810-20, Amer.]

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fan palm noun
Any palm with palmate or hand-shaped leaves, esp palmetto
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fan palm,
any palm having fan-shaped leaves, such as the talipot and cabbage palmetto.

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n. a palm with large, lobed, fan-shaped leaves. Chamaerops and other genera, family Palmae: many species, including the dwarf (or European) fan palm (C. humilis), which is the only palm native to Europe

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