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doom palm

noun
1.
an African fan palm, Hyphaene thebaica, bearing an edible, gingerbread-flavored fruit.
Also, doum palm.
Also called gingerbread palm.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < dialectal Arabic dōm
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British Dictionary definitions for doom palm

doom palm

noun
1.
a variant spelling of doum palm

doum palm

/duːm/
noun
1.
an Egyptian palm tree, Hyphaene thebaica, with a divided trunk and edible apple-sized fruits
Word Origin
C19 doum, via French from Arabic dawm
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