palm leaf

noun
the leaf or frond of a palm tree, especially that of a fan palm, used in making fans, hats, thatch, mats, etc.

Origin:
1650–60

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Goods made from coconut shells predominate, but you can also pick up hand-woven palm leaf hats and baskets.
These bats chew on the edge of a palm leaf until the ends fall down and forms a tent.
Upon hatching, a newly emerged larva will feed on the palm leaf immediately beneath the egg.
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