Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales

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Examples

  • The people of Manila and native groups within the Philippines used to write on bamboo and the arecaceae palm.

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