capitalized : a genus of tropical American palms with nearly entire or pinnately cleft leaves and a small fruit like a berry
plural -s : any palm of the genus Geonoma

Word History


New Latin, from Greek geōnomos colonist, from geō- ge- + -nomos (from nemein to distribute)

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“Geonoma.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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