datil

noun
da·​til | \ ˈdäˌtēl \
plural datiles\ -​ätᵊlˌās , -​ätēˌlās \

Definition of datil

: any of several plants and their leaf fibers used for baskets or hats: such as
a : a South American palm (Cocos datil)
b : a Mexican yucca (Yucca australis)

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History and Etymology for datil

American Spanish dátil, from Spanish, date (fruit), from Catalan dàtil, from Latin dactylus

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“Datil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/datil. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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