from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A species of palmetto (Sabal palmetto) native to the southeast United States and the Bahamas, having an edible terminal bud and leaves used in religious services on Palm Sunday. Also called cabbage palm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a species of palm tree (Sabal Palmetto) found along the coast from North Carolina to Florida.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. low-growing fan-leaved palm of coastal southern United States having edible leaf buds
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