noun \pal-ˈmī-rə\

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

Rhymes with PALMYRA


geographical name \pal-ˈmī-rə\

Definition of PALMYRA

ancient city Syria on N edge of Syrian Desert NE of Damascus
Pal·my·rene \ˌpal-mə-ˈrēn, -mī-\ adjective or noun

Variants of PALMYRA

Pal·my·ra or biblical Tad·mor \ˈtad-ˌmr\

Rhymes with PALMYRA


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