roystonea

noun roy·sto·nea \ rȯiˈstōnēə \

Definition of roystonea

1 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
2 plural -s :any palm of the genus Roystonea

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Origin and Etymology of roystonea

New Latin, from General Roy Stone †1905 American engineer


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