heart of palm

Definition of heart of palm

: the edible young terminal bud of various palms (as a cabbage palmetto) usually served raw and dressed as a salad

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First Known Use of heart of palm

1916, in the meaning defined above

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“Heart of palm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heart%20of%20palm. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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