latanier

noun la·ta·nier \ləˈtan(ˌ)yā\

Definition of latanier

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  any of various fan palms of the southern U.S. and the Caribbean region

  2. 2 :  the leaf of a latanier used in craftwork (as basketry)

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Origin and Etymology of latanier

French, probably from Island Carib aláttani


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