Alexandra palm

noun

Al·​ex·​an·​dra palm
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: a lofty Australian pinnate-leaved palm (Archontophoenix alexandrae)

Word History

Etymology

after Alexandra †1925 Danish princess, queen of England

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alexandra palm was in 1865

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“Alexandra palm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alexandra%20palm. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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