from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A small creeping palm (Serenoa repens) of the southeast United States, having palmately divided leaves, petioles with sharp spines, and black fruit borne on panicles.
- noun A dried preparation of the fruit of this plant used as a nonprescription herbal remedy that is supposedly beneficial for disorders of the prostate gland.
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- noun small hardy clump-forming spiny palm of southern United States
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