palm tree

noun

Definition of palm tree

: a kind of tree that grows in tropical regions and has a straight, tall trunk and many large leaves at the top of the trunk

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“Palm tree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palm%20tree. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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