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AE semipalmata
Ringneck Ring"neck`, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of small plovers of the genus [AE]gialitis, having a ring around the neck. The ring is black in summer, but becomes brown or gray in winter. The semipalmated plover ([AE]. semipalmata) and the piping plover ([AE]. meloda) are common North American species. Called also ring plover, and ring-necked plover. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The ring-necked duck.
Bipalmate
Bipalmate Bi*pal"mate, a. [Pref. bi- + palmate.] (Bot.) Palmately branched, with the branches again palmated.
Calandra palmarum
Grugru worm Gru"gru worm" (Zo["o]l.) The larva or grub of a large South American beetle (Calandra palmarum), which lives in the pith of palm trees and sugar cane. It is eaten by the natives, and esteemed a delicacy.
Carludovica palmata
Panama hat Pan`a*ma" hat` A fine plaited hat, made in Central America of the young leaves of a plant (Carludovica palmata).
Cocculus palmatus
Calumba Ca*lum"ba, n. [from kalumb, its native name in Mozambique.] (Med.) The root of a plant (Jateorrhiza Calumba, and probably Cocculus palmatus), indigenous in Mozambique. It has an unpleasantly bitter taste, and is used as a tonic and antiseptic. [Written also colombo, columbo, and calombo.] American calumba, the Frasera Carolinensis, also called American gentian. Its root has been used in medicine as bitter tonic in place of calumba.
Dendroica palmarum
Redpoll Red"poll` (-p?l`), n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of small northern finches of the genus Acanthis (formerly [AE]giothus), native of Europe and America. The adults have the crown red or rosy. The male of the most common species (A. linarius) has also the breast and rump rosy. Called also redpoll linnet. See Illust. under Linnet. (b) The common European linnet. (c) The American redpoll warbler (Dendroica palmarum).
Lygodium palmatum
Fern Fern, n. [AS. fearn; akin to D. varen, G. farn, farnkraut; cf. Skr. par[.n]a wing, feather, leaf, sort of plant, or Lith. papartis fern.] (Bot.) An order of cryptogamous plants, the Filices, which have their fructification on the back of the fronds or leaves. They are usually found in humid soil, sometimes grow epiphytically on trees, and in tropical climates often attain a gigantic size. Note: The plants are asexual, and bear clustered sporangia, containing minute spores, which germinate and form prothalli, on which are borne the true organs of reproduction. The brake or bracken, the maidenhair, and the polypody are all well known ferns. Christmas fern. See under Christmas. Climbing fern (Bot.), a delicate North American fern (Lygodium palmatum), which climbs several feet high over bushes, etc., and is much sought for purposes of decoration. Fern owl. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The European goatsucker. (b) The short-eared owl. [Prov. Eng.] -- Fern shaw, a fern thicket. [Eng.] --R. Browning.
Molge palmata
Triton Tri"ton, n. [L., fr. Gr.?.] (Gr. Myth.) A fabled sea demigod, the son of Neptune and Amphitrite, and the trumpeter of Neptune. He is represented by poets and painters as having the upper part of his body like that of a man, and the lower part like that of a fish. He often has a trumpet made of a shell. Have sight of Proteus rising from the sea, Or hear old Triton blow his wreathed horn. --Wordsworth. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of many species of marine gastropods belonging to Triton and allied genera, having a stout spiral shell, often handsomely colored and ornamented with prominent varices. Some of the species are among the largest of all gastropods. Called also trumpet shell, and sea trumpet. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of aquatic salamanders. The common European species are Hemisalamandra cristata, Molge palmata, and M. alpestris, a red-bellied species common in Switzerland. The most common species of the United States is Diemyctylus viridescens. See Illust. under Salamander.
Palma Christi
Palma Christi Pal"ma Chris"ti [L., palm of Christ.] (Bot.) A plant (Ricinus communis) with ornamental peltate and palmately cleft foliage, growing as a woody perennial in the tropics, and cultivated as an herbaceous annual in temperate regions; -- called also castor-oil plant. [Sometimes corrupted into palmcrist.]
Palma Christi
Palmic Pal"mic, a. [Cf. F. palmique.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, the castor-oil plant (Ricinus communis, or Palma Christi); -- formerly used to designate an acid now called ricinoleic acid. [Obsoles.]
Palma Christi
Castor bean Cas"tor bean` (Bot.) The bean or seed of the castor-oil plant (Ricinus communis, or Palma Christi.)
Palma Christi
Castor oil Cas"tor oil (k[a^]s"t[~e]r oil`). A mild cathartic oil, expressed or extracted from the seeds of the Ricinus communis, or Palma Christi. When fresh the oil is inodorous and insipid. Castor-oil plant. Same as Palma Christi.
Palmaceous
Palmaceous Pal*ma"ceous, a. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to palms; of the nature of, or resembling, palms.
Palmacite
Palmacite Pal"ma*cite, n. (Paleon.) A fossil palm.
Palmar
Palmar Pal"mar, a. [L. palmaris, fr. palma the palm of the hand: cf. F. palmaire.] 1. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or corresponding with, the palm of the hand. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the under side of the wings of birds.
Palmaria
Palmarium Pal*ma"ri*um, n.; pl. Palmaria. [NL. See Palmar.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the bifurcations of the brachial plates of a crinoid.
Palmarium
Palmarium Pal*ma"ri*um, n.; pl. Palmaria. [NL. See Palmar.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the bifurcations of the brachial plates of a crinoid.
Palmary
Palmary Pal"ma*ry, a. (Anat.) Palmar.
Palmary
Palmary Pal"ma*ry, a. [L. palmarius, palmaris, belonging to palms, deserving the palm or prize, fr. palma a palm.] Worthy of the palm; palmy; pre["e]minent; superior; principal; chief; as, palmary work. --Br. Horne.
palmate
Ricinoleate Ric`in*o"le*ate, n. (Chem.) A salt of ricinoleic acid; -- formerly called palmate.
Palmate
Palmate Pal"mate, n. (Chem.) A salt of palmic acid; a ricinoleate. [Obsoles.]
Palmate
Palmate Pal"mate, Palmated Pal"ma*ted, a. [L. palmatus marked with the palm of a hand, from palma the palm of the hand.] 1. Having the shape of the hand; resembling a hand with the fingers spread. 2. (Bot.) Spreading from the apex of a petiole, as the divisions of a leaf, or leaflets, so as to resemble the hand with outspread fingers. --Gray. 3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Having the anterior toes united by a web, as in most swimming birds; webbed. See Illust. (i) under Aves. (b) Having the distal portion broad, flat, and more or less divided into lobes; -- said of certain corals, antlers, etc.
Palmated
Palmate Pal"mate, Palmated Pal"ma*ted, a. [L. palmatus marked with the palm of a hand, from palma the palm of the hand.] 1. Having the shape of the hand; resembling a hand with the fingers spread. 2. (Bot.) Spreading from the apex of a petiole, as the divisions of a leaf, or leaflets, so as to resemble the hand with outspread fingers. --Gray. 3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Having the anterior toes united by a web, as in most swimming birds; webbed. See Illust. (i) under Aves. (b) Having the distal portion broad, flat, and more or less divided into lobes; -- said of certain corals, antlers, etc.
Palmately
Palmately Pal"mate*ly, adv. In a palmate manner.
Palmatifid
Palmatifid Pal*mat"i*fid, a. [L. palmatus palmate + root of findere to split.] (Bot.) Palmate, with the divisions separated but little more than halfway to the common center.
Palmatilobed
Palmatilobed Pal*mat"i*lobed, a. [L. palmatus palmate + E. lobed.] (Bot.) Palmate, with the divisions separated less than halfway to the common center.
Palmatisect
Palmatisect Pal*mat"i*sect, Palmatisected Pal*mat`i*sect"ed, a. [L. palmatus palmate + secare to cut.] (Bot.) Divided, as a palmate leaf, down to the midrib, so that the parenchyma is interrupted.
Palmatisected
Palmatisect Pal*mat"i*sect, Palmatisected Pal*mat`i*sect"ed, a. [L. palmatus palmate + secare to cut.] (Bot.) Divided, as a palmate leaf, down to the midrib, so that the parenchyma is interrupted.
Semipalmate
Semipalmate Sem`i*pal"mate, Semipalmated Sem`i*pal"ma*ted, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having the anterior toes joined only part way down with a web; half-webbed; as, a semipalmate bird or foot. See Illust. k under Aves.
Semipalmated
Semipalmate Sem`i*pal"mate, Semipalmated Sem`i*pal"ma*ted, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having the anterior toes joined only part way down with a web; half-webbed; as, a semipalmate bird or foot. See Illust. k under Aves.

Meaning of Palma from wikipedia

- Palma or La Palma means palm in a number of languages and may also refer to: Palma, Mozambique, city Palma District La Palma, one of the Canary Islands...
- Brian Russell De Palma (born September 11, 1940) is an American film director and screenwriter. With a career spanning over 50 years, he is best known...
- Héctor Luis Palma Salazar (a.k.a.: "El Güero Palma") is a former Mexican drug trafficker and leader of the Sinaloa Cartel alongside Joaquín "El Chapo"...
- Palma, fully known as Palma de Mallorca (/ˈpɑːlmə/ or /ˈpɑːmə/,[citation needed] Catalan: [ˈpalmə], Spanish: [ˈpalma]), is the capital and largest city...
- Palma Nova (Balearic Catalan pronunciation: [ˈpalmə ˈnɔvə]; "New Palma") is a town on the Spanish Balearic island of Mallorca, in the muni****lity of Calvià...
- Joe Palma (born Joseph Provenzano; March 17, 1905 – August 14, 1994) was an American film actor. Palma appeared in over 120 films between 1937 and 1968...
- The Bay of Palma (Catalan: Badia de Palma, Spanish: Bahía de Palma) is a bay located to the south of Palma, Majorca, Spain. It is in the south-west of...
- La Palma (Spanish pronunciation: [la ˈpalma]), also San Miguel de La Palma, is the most north-westerly island of the Canary Islands, Spain. La Palma has...
- Emilio Marcos Palma (born 7 January 1978) is an Argentine man who was the first do****ented person born on the continent of Antarctica. Palma was born in...
- The Cathedral of Santa Maria of Palma (Cathedral of St. Mary of Palma), more commonly referred to as La Seu (a title also used by many other churches)...
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