palm leaf

noun

Definition of palm leaf

1 : the leaf of a palm especially : the leaf of a fan palm used for palm fiber or thatching
2a or palm-leaf hat : a hat woven of palm fiber
b or palm-leaf fan : a fan made of palm leaf
3 or palm-leaf pattern : a decorative motif shaped like a curved teardrop that is common especially in the art of southern Asia

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“Palm leaf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palm%20leaf. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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