fan palm

noun
1.
a palm having fan-shaped leaves, as the talipot.

Origin:
1810–20, Americanism

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

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Fan palm oases, and water impoundments are good places to search for birds.
Or make it your goal to hike to all five of the park's fan palm oases.
Three canyons offer well-established trails offer a variety of terrain, including native desert fan palm oases.
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