cabbage palmetto

noun

Definition of cabbage palmetto

: a cabbage palm (Sabal palmetto) with fan-shaped leaves native to coastal southeastern U.S. and the Bahamas

First Known Use of cabbage palmetto

1802, in the meaning defined above

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“Cabbage palmetto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cabbage%20palmetto. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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