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

  • n. A small creeping palm (Serenoa repens) of the southeast United States, having palmately divided leaves with one-ribbed segments and black, one-seeded fruit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Sabal serrulata, a native of Georgia, South Carolina, and Florida. The nearly impassable jungle which it forms is called palmetto scrub.
  • See under palmetto.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See Serenoa.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small hardy clump-forming spiny palm of southern United States


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