Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of palmetto.
- n. In Spanish America and the West Indies, the tender crown or terminal bud of unexpanded leaves of various species of palms, used as a vegetable, and sometimes called palm-cabbage. In the Bermudas this name was applied to the bud of the indigenous palmetto, Inodes Palmetto, a plant hold in very high esteem by the first settlers.
“In the past, acai palm trees have been illegally chopped down just to harvest a 12-inch section know as the palmito (heart of the palm).”
“Euterpe edulis, regionally known as "palmito" is a frequent palm in some forest remnants.”
“Here it is common to find associations of Palo Rosa Aspidosperma polyneurum (V) and palmito Euterpe edulis (V) trees.”
“The "corazón de palmito" hearts of palm seems a little odd.”
“The corazon de palmito thing is a bit of excess on the part of the recipe writer.”
“Loved the food so much, we had a palta, palmito and pisco party when we returned.”
“Calling them by their Spanish and Portuguese name, palmito, she says the appeal is in their "very interesting texture" and "tabula rasa" flavor that pairs well with other ingredients.”
“Since they were out of maduros and I was there for the fried food anyway I had Ariel substitute my maduros for yuca frita and my ensalada de palmito for tostones.”
“Seasonal white fish fillet (Tilapia today), lightly dredged in seasoned flour, pan-fried with garlic and served with white rice, maduros, and ensalada de palmito (hearts of palm salad).”
“Cimaroons, presently laying down their burdens, fell to cutting of forks or posts, and poles or rafters, and palmito boughs, or plantain leaves; and with great speed set up the number of six houses.”
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