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- n. Common name for a tree of the family Arecaceae usually characterised by having a single stem or trunk, directly from which sprout several leaves or fronds giving a shape like an outstretched hand.
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- n. any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
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