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royal palm

noun
1.
any of several tall, showy feather palms of the genus Roystonea, as R. regia, having a trunk that is swollen in the middle.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism
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  • On the south side of the station, a ceramic royal palm tree rises from ground level to the top of the station.
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royal palm

noun
1.
any of several palm trees of the genus Roystonea, esp R. regia, of tropical America, having a tall trunk with a tuft of feathery pinnate leaves
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