palmetum

noun
palme·tum | \ palˈmētəm , päˈm- \
plural -s

Definition of palmetum 

: palmery especially : an area where palms are grown outdoors for botanical or ornamental purposes

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History and Etymology for palmetum

Latin, palm grove, from palma palm + -etum

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