Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as palmyra, 1.

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Examples

  • Asking to see their legs, tiger is shown the trunk of the palmyra-tree, and, on asking to see their bellies, is shown the iron tub.

    Filipino Popular Tales

  • —The spot where he bathed is now a place of pilgrimage named Suppatitthita, and here he deposited the dish on the bank before descending into the water. had been the dress of many hundreds of thousands of Future Buddhas before him; and sitting down with his face to the east, he made the whole of the thick, sweet milk-rice into forty-nine pellets of the size of the fruit of the single-seeded palmyra-tree, and ate it.

    The Attainment of Buddhaship. I. The Buddha. Translated from the Introduction to the Jtaka (i. 685).

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