Definition of palmyra
: a tall fan-leaved palm (Borassus flabellifer) of India cultivated for its hard resistant wood, fiber, and sugar-rich sap —called also palmyra palm
Origin of palmyra
Portuguese palmeira, from palma palm, from Latin
First Known Use: 1698
Variants of palmyra
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