capitalized : a genus of chiefly West Indian pinnate-leaved palms with smooth often spindle-shaped stems and large graceful leaves see cabbage palm, royal palm
plural -s : any palm of the genus Roystonea

Word History


New Latin, from General Roy Stone †1905 American engineer

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“Roystonea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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