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cabbage palmetto

noun
1.
a fan palm, Sabal palmetto, of the southeastern U.S.: the state tree of Florida and South Carolina.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805, Americanism
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cabbage palmetto

noun
1.
a tropical American fan palm, Sabal palmetto, with edible leaf buds and leaves used in thatching
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