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palm wine

noun
1.
wine made from distilled palm-tree sap.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15
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Examples from the web for palm wine
  • Palm oil is also used to make palm wine and local medicines.
  • Major occupations include farming and palm wine tapping.
  • palm wine is made from the sap oozing from the cut-off blossom stems of the oily palm tree and of the cocoa tree.
  • We gave them a little tobacco, and our company drank a calabash of their palm wine.
British Dictionary definitions for palm wine

palm wine

noun
1.
(esp in W Africa) the sap drawn from the palm tree, esp when allowed to ferment
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