Thrinax

noun
Thri·​nax | \ ˈthrīˌnaks\

Definition of Thrinax

: 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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History and Etymology for Thrinax

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

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