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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An open-sided dwelling with a thatched roof made of dried palm leaves.
  • noun A structure, such as a bar or restaurant in a tropical resort, that is open-sided and thatched with palm leaves.

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  • noun An open-sided dwelling with a thatched roof made of dried palm leaves.

Etymologies

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

[Perhaps from American Spanish, a kind of palm tree.]

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Spanish.

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