noun palmi·fi·ca·tion \ˌpäməfə̇ˈkāshən, ˈpalm-\

Definition of palmification



  1. :  artificial cross-pollination of the flowers of the date palm as practiced by the Babylonians by suspending clusters from the wild staminate trees among the pistillate blossoms of the cultivated trees

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Origin and Etymology of palmification

palmi- + caprification

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