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fan palm

a palm having fan-shaped leaves, as the talipot.
Origin of fan palm
1810-20, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for fan palm

fan palm

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