: a genus of dwarf fan palms of the Mediterranean region having petioles with long straight teeth on their margins usually for their whole length see hemp palm

Word History


New Latin, from Latin, from Greek chamairōps wall germander, from chamai- chamae- + rhōps shrub, bush; akin to Greek rhabdos rod

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“Chamaerops.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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