noun At·ta·lea \əˈtālēə\

Definition of Attalea

  1. :  a genus of tropical American pinnate-leaved palms with ringed stems and immense leaves — see coquilla nut, piassava

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Origin and Etymology of attalea

New Latin, after Attalus I †197 b.c. king of Pergamum

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