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  • n. One of the bifurcations of the brachial plates of a crinoid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the bifurcations of the brachial plates of a crinoid.

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Examples

  • There are Japanese, French and English gardens, a prairieland, rose parterres and a palmarium, as well as an area with mountain plants from the Vosges region in eastern France, where Kahn vacationed as a child.

    Taking Pictures for Peace

  • He gazed with unseeing eyes into the green and shady recesses of the palmarium, where water trickled and tinkled.

    Hugo A Fantasia on Modern Themes

  • Vries, "than that, on the one hand, everything which exists is conceived by or under some attribute or other; that the more reality, therefore, a being or thing has, the more attributes must be assigned to it;" "and conversely," (and this he calls his argumentum palmarium in proof of the existence of God,) "the more attributes I assign to a thing, the more I am forced to conceive it as existing."

    Froude's Essays in Literature and History With Introduction by Hilaire Belloc

  • 'Nothing is more clear,' he writes to his pupil De Vries, 'than that, on the one hand, everything which exists is conceived by or under some attribute or other; that the more reality, therefore, a being or thing has, the more attributes must be assigned to it;' 'and conversely' (and this he calls his _argumentum palmarium_ in proof of the existence of God), '_the more attributes I assign to a thing, the more I am forced to conceive it as existing_.'

    Short Studies on Great Subjects

  • Too much occupied with the acquaintances which they would be able to form and the invitations it might perhaps be possible to secure, they knew absolutely nothing, even in after-years, of what there was in this priceless museum of the archives of the Monarchy, and could only recall confusedly that it was decorated with cacti and giant palms which gave this centre of social elegance a look of the palmarium in the Jardin d’Acclimatation.

    The Guermantes Way

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