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palmaceous

[pal-mey-shuh s, pahl-, pah-mey-] /pælˈmeɪ ʃəs, pɑl-, pɑˈmeɪ-/
adjective
1.
belonging to the plant family Palmae.
Compare palm family.
Origin of palmaceous
1720-1730
First recorded in 1720-30; palm2 + -aceous
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British Dictionary definitions for palmaceous

palmaceous

/pælˈmeɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the palm family, Arecaceae (formerly Palmae or Palmaceae)
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