hat palm


Definition of hat palm

: any of various palms or plants resembling palms whose leaves are used for making hats: such as
b : a palm (Coccothrinax argentea) of Panama
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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“Hat palm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hat%20palm. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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