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Definition of palms

Palm Palm, v. t. To ``grease the palm' of; to bribe or tip. [Slang]
Palm Palm, n. [AS. palm, L. palma; -- so named fr. the leaf resembling a hand. See lst Palm, and cf. Pam.] 1. (Bot.) Any endogenous tree of the order Palm[ae] or Palmace[ae]; a palm tree. Note: Palms are perennial woody plants, often of majestic size. The trunk is usually erect and rarely branched, and has a roughened exterior composed of the persistent bases of the leaf stalks. The leaves are borne in a terminal crown, and are supported on stout, sheathing, often prickly, petioles. They are usually of great size, and are either pinnately or palmately many-cleft. There are about one thousand species known, nearly all of them growing in tropical or semitropical regions. The wood, petioles, leaves, sap, and fruit of many species are invaluable in the arts and in domestic economy. Among the best known are the date palm, the cocoa palm, the fan palm, the oil palm, the wax palm, the palmyra, and the various kinds called cabbage palm and palmetto. 2. A branch or leaf of the palm, anciently borne or worn as a symbol of victory or rejoicing. A great multitude . . . stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palme in their hands. --Rev. vii. 9. 3. Hence: Any symbol or token of superiority, success, or triumph; also, victory; triumph; supremacy. ``The palm of martyrdom.' --Chaucer. So get the start of the majestic world And bear the palm alone. --Shak. Molucca palm (Bot.), a labiate herb from Asia (Molucella l[ae]vis), having a curious cup-shaped calyx. Palm cabbage, the terminal bud of a cabbage palm, used as food. Palm cat (Zo["o]l.), the common paradoxure. Palm crab (Zo["o]l.), the purse crab. Palm oil, a vegetable oil, obtained from the fruit of several species of palms, as the African oil palm (El[ae]is Guineensis), and used in the manufacture of soap and candles. See El[ae]is. Palm swift (Zo["o]l.), a small swift (Cypselus Batassiensis) which frequents the palmyra and cocoanut palms in India. Its peculiar nest is attached to the leaf of the palmyra palm. Palm toddy. Same as Palm wine. Palm weevil (Zo["o]l.), any one of mumerous species of very large weevils of the genus Rhynchophorus. The larv[ae] bore into palm trees, and are called palm borers, and grugru worms. They are considered excellent food. Palm wine, the sap of several species of palms, especially, in India, of the wild date palm (Ph[oe]nix sylvestrix), the palmyra, and the Caryota urens. When fermented it yields by distillation arrack, and by evaporation jaggery. Called also palm toddy. Palm worm, or Palmworm. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The larva of a palm weevil. (b) A centipede.
Palm Palm, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Palmed; p. pr. & vb. n. Palming.] 1. To handle. [Obs.] --Prior. 2. To manipulate with, or conceal in, the palm of the hand; to juggle. They palmed the trick that lost the game. --Prior. 3. To impose by fraud, as by sleight of hand; to put by unfair means; -- usually with off. For you may palm upon us new for old. --Dryden.

Meaning of palm from wikipedia

- palm or palms may refer to: palm, the central region of the front of the hand (see hand or metacarpus ). botany : palm (plant), a plant in
- paralemmin is a protein that in humans is encoded by the palm gene this gene encodes a member of the paralemmin protein family.
- the arecaceae are a botanical family of perennial liana s, shrubs, and trees commonly known as palm trees. (due to historical usage, the
- palm oil (also known as dendê oil, from portuguese) is an edible vegetable oil derived from the mesocarp (reddish pulp) of the fruit of
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- phoenix dactylifera (date or date palm) is a palm in the genus phoenix , cultivated for its edible sweet fruit . although its place of
- elaeis guineensis is a species of palm commonly called african oil palm or macaw-fat it is the prin****l source of palm oil .
- palm wine is an alcoholic beverage created from the sap of various species of palm tree such as the palmyra , date palms , and coconut