noun Cha·mae·rops \kəˈmēˌräps\

Definition of Chamaerops

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of chamaerops

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

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a brief usually trivial fact

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