bottle palm

noun

Definition of bottle palm 

: any of several palms (such as Colpothrinax wrightii of Cuba and Hyophorbe amaricaulis of the Mascarene islands in the Indian ocean) that have trunks marked by a swelling shaped like a bottle

called also barrel palm

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Learn More about bottle palm

Share bottle palm

Statistics for bottle palm

Look-up Popularity

Comments on bottle palm

What made you want to look up bottle palm? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an open space surrounded by woods

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!