palm

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tropical American feather palm having a swollen spiny trunk and edible nuts Acrocomia aculeata , gri-gri , grugru , grugru palm , macamba
tropical American palm having edible nuts and yielding a useful fiber Acrocomia vinifera , coyol , coyol palm
oil palm of Africa African oil palm , Elaeis guineensis
palm of Central and South America American oil palm , Elaeis oleifera
nutlike seed of a South American palm; the hard white shell takes a high polish and is used for e.g. buttons apple nut , ivory nut , vegetable ivory
southeastern Asian palm bearing betel nuts (scarlet or orange single-seeded fruit with a fibrous husk) Areca catechu , betel palm
seed of betel palm; chewed with leaves of the betel pepper and lime as a digestive stimulant and narcotic in southeastern Asia areca nut , betel nut
Malaysian feather palm with base densely clothed with fibers; yields a sweet sap used in wine and trunk pith yields sago Arenga pinnata , gomuti , gomuti palm , sugar palm
genus of tropical Asian and Malaysian palm trees Arenga , genus Arenga
branch of the brachial artery beginning below the elbow and extending down the forearm around the wrist and into the palm arteria radialis , radial artery
Brazilian palm assai
Brazilian palm yielding fibers used in making ropes, mats, and brushes Attalea funifera , bahia coquilla , Bahia piassava , piassava palm , pissaba palm
hard-shelled nut of the babassu palm babassu nut
tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory babassu , babassu palm , coco de macao , Orbignya martiana , Orbignya phalerata , Orbignya spesiosa
small graceful palm with reedlike stems and leaf bases clothed with loose coarse fibers bamboo palm , fern rhapis , miniature fan palm , Rhapis excelsa
palm of the genus Raffia bamboo palm , Raffia vinifera
Asian pepper plant whose dried leaves are chewed with betel nut (seed of the betel palm) by southeast Asians betel , betel pepper , Piper betel
tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving Borassus flabellifer , longar palm , lontar , palmyra , palmyra palm , toddy palm , wine palm
small palm of southern Florida and West Indies closely resembling the silvertop palmetto broom palm , silver thatch , thatch palm , thatch tree , Thrinax parviflora
low-growing fan-leaved palm of coastal southern United States having edible leaf buds cabbage palm , cabbage palmetto , Sabal palmetto
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