palmer

noun palm·er \ ˈpä-mər , ˈpäl- , ˈpȯ- , ˈpȯl- \

Definition of palmer

: a person wearing two crossed palm leaves as a sign of a pilgrimage made to the Holy Land

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First Known Use of palmer

13th century

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biographical name Palm·er \ ˈpä-mər , ˈpäl-mər \

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