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date palm

noun
1.
any of several date-bearing palms of the genus Phoenix, especially P. dactylifera, having a stem reaching a height of 60 feet (18 meters) and terminating in a crown of pinnate leaves.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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British Dictionary definitions for date-palm

date palm

noun
1.
a feather palm, Phoenix dactylifera, probably native to N Africa and SW Asia and widely grown in other arid warm temperate and subtropical regions for its edible fruit (dates)
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