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fan palm

noun
1.
a palm having fan-shaped leaves, as the talipot.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20, Americanism
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fan palm

noun
1.
any of various palm trees, such as the talipot and palmetto, that have fan-shaped leaves Compare feather palm
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