Alexandra palm

Al·​ex·​an·​dra palm | \ ¦a-lig-¦zan-drə-, ¦e- \

Definition of Alexandra palm

: a lofty Australian pinnate-leaved palm (Archontophoenix alexandrae)

First Known Use of Alexandra palm

1865, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Alexandra palm

after Alexandra †1925 Danish princess, queen of England

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“Alexandra palm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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