Definition of hat palm
: any of various palms or plants resembling palms whose leaves are used for making hats: such as a : jipijapa b : a palm (Coccothrinax argentea) of Panama c : carnauba d : any of several West Indian fan palms of the genus Thrinax; especially : chip hat palm e Philippines : any of various palms of the genera Areca, Corypha, Livistona, and Pandanus
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