noun Thri·nax \ˈthrīˌnaks\

Definition of Thrinax

  1. :  a genus of North American fan palms with orbicular leaves cleft into many induplicate segments, smooth petioles, and monoecious flowers succeeded by small globose fruits — see thatch palm

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Origin and Etymology of thrinax

New Latin, from Greek, trident, three-pronged fork; from the shape of the leaves

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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