cabbage palm


Definition of cabbage palm

: a palm with terminal buds eaten as a vegetable

Examples of cabbage palm in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Take a shady walk among Southern magnolias and cabbage palm trees, traversing boardwalks along the trails of the 700-acre Black Hammock Wilderness Area in Seminole County. Patrick Connolly,, 21 May 2021 The rates of mortality among cabbage palms and red cedars was soaring; new vegetation, better suited to salt, was springing up in their place. Matthew Shaer, New Republic, 5 Oct. 2017 The rates of mortality among cabbage palms and red cedars was soaring Matthew Shaer, New Republic, 5 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of cabbage palm

1770, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cabbage palm was in 1770

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“Cabbage palm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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