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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several palms, such as the assai, with edible terminal buds.
  • n. See cabbage palmetto.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A common name for several different types of palms and palm-like plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as cabbage-tree

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
  • n. Brazilian palm of genus Euterpe whose leaf buds are eaten like cabbage when young
  • n. Australian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young
  • n. West Indian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young

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